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A dose of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is prepared at a vaccination event at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in South Los Angeles on March 11, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images

Restart of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine: A doctor explains why benefits far outweigh risks

The CDC and FDA said the benefits of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine far outweigh the low risk of developing rare blood clots and lifted a pause on the vaccine's use. A doctor explains.
At the end of 2020, India applied to the WTO for a temporary suspension of intellectual property rights related to Covid-19. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP

Intellectual property and Covid-19: how can we accelerate vaccination globally?

Licensing agreements between pharmaceutical companies and the Medicines Patent Pool, in cooperation with the WHO, could accelerate access to doses for the poorest countries.
Millions of people, particularly older ones who have been isolated from children and grandchildren, can fly domestically at low risk now, the CDC says. Hispanolistic/Getty Images

You can fly! CDC says fully vaccinated people can travel safely within the US

New CDC guidance permits domestic travel for fully vaccinated individuals, as long as social distancing is respected. International travel guidelines are different.
A sign shows the way to a recovery area to monitor any immediate side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 17, 2020, in Reno, Nevada. Patrick T. Fallon /AFP via Getty Images

What COVID-19 vaccine side effects might I expect?

Many people never experience the least bit of discomfort from the COVID-19 vaccines, but mild side effects are common. They include swelling in the affected arm, nausea and chills.
A COVID-19 vaccine is administered at a clinic at Olympic Stadium in Montréal on March 1, 2021, marking the beginning of mass vaccination in the Province of Québec based on age. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

COVID-19 vaccine FAQs: Efficacy, immunity to illness vs. infection (yes, they’re different), new variants and the likelihood of eradication

With four COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in Canada, it's time to answer FAQs about efficacy, immunity, eradication and variants.
Nurse Nicole Chang celebrates after receiving one of the first injections of the COVID-19 vaccine Dec. 16 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood, California. Brian van der Brug/Getty Images

Vaccinated and ready to party? Not so fast, says the CDC, but you can gather with other vaccinated people

Millions of vaccinated people have been waiting for guidelines on what they can do safely. The CDC says it's OK to gather with other vaccinated people, but it's still best to avoid travel.

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