Tag Archives: Vaccination

Fauci pushes for expanded COVID-19 vaccination among adolescents

As coronavirus vaccines have become more widely available, officials are looking to expand COVID-19 vaccination coverage among adolescents. Speaking at a White House COVID-19 response team virtual town hall, Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s chief medical adviser, noted 3.3 million coronavirus infections and 314 deaths in those younger than 18. He also cited a recent… Read More »

The Latest: Germany rolling out digital EU vaccination pass

BERLIN — Germany has started rolling out a digital vaccination pass that can be used across Europe as the continent gears up for the key summer travel season. The country’s health minister says starting this week vaccination centers, doctors practices and pharmacies will give out digital passes to fully vaccinated people. The CovPass will allow… Read More »

‘Press 1 for English’: Vaccination Sign-Ups Prove Daunting for Speakers of Other Languages

In late February, a week after Virginia launched a centralized website and call center for covid-19 vaccine preregistration, Zowee Aquino alerted the state to a glitch that could prove fatal for non-English speakers trying to secure a shot. Callers who requested an interpreter on its new 1-877-VAX-IN-VA hotline would be put on hold briefly and… Read More »