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World Americans will get government-issued cards to keep track of their COVID-19 vaccinations — take a look

01:35  04 december  2020
01:35  04 december  2020 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

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COVID - 19 vaccination cards shown as part of Operation Warp Speed kit © US Department of Defense/EJ Hersom. Follow RT on. As both Covid - 19 vaccines waiting to be approved in the US require two doses, Americans will be given a ‘ vaccine card ’ to keep track of them, nonprofits

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text, letter: Department of Defence COVID-19 vaccine kits. Department of Defence COVID-19 vaccine kits.
  • The Department of Defence released images of the paper cards Americans will receive to keep track of COVID-19 vaccine doses.
  • Vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer require two separate doses, taken either three or four weeks apart, respectively.
  • If taken correctly, preliminary analysis from late-stage trial data suggests the vaccines will be highly effective at protecting against COVID-19.
  • An independent advisory committee will meet on December 10 to decide whether to recommend Pfizer's vaccine for FDA emergency authorised use.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

The US will give you paper cards to keep track of when to get your COVID-19 vaccine.

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Americans may receive Pfizer's new Covid - 19 vaccine from December 11, and the country's immunization rate could An FDA vaccine advisory committee is scheduled to meet on December 10 and may grant Pfizer's request for emergency use authorization that day, Dr. Moncef Slaoui said on

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Vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna, which are both awaiting a green light for emergency authorised use, require two doses. Recipients must take Pfizer's second vaccine dose four weeks after the initial one, and Moderna's three weeks after.

To remind Americans to get both vaccine doses, Army Gen. Gustave Perna said Wednesday the US government will provide doctors' offices with ancillary kits that contain paper cards, as well as needles and syringes for the vaccines. Images of the cards, taken by the Department of Defence, indicate recipients will manually log when and where they got the first vaccine dose.

The cards will be issued in English, with some information in Spanish.

a hand holding a piece of paper: COVID-19 vaccine record cards. COVID-19 vaccine record cards.

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We are looking at changing our terms and conditions to say, for international travelers, that we will ask people to have He added that the airline is already testing the wastewater on its aircraft for Covid - 19 as an extra precaution. Joyce has previously warned air travel will not return to pre-pandemic levels

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Operation Warp Speed, the US government's agency leading the vaccine effort, have funded research for other developers, including Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, Novavax, and Merck. Johnson & Johnson is still conducting trials, while AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will likely retest its vaccine after scientists criticised the initial data.

Moncef Slaoui, the chief advisor of Operation Warp Speed, said the US aims to have 20 million people vaccinated by the end of the year. Perna said the Defence department will begin shipping the vaccine within 24 hours of an FDA greenlight.

Cases, hospitalizations, and deaths from COVID-19 reached record levels in the last few weeks during a third surge of the disease. Nearly 275,000 Americans have died due to COVID-19, and almost 14 million have been infected so far.

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