To speed COVID-19 vaccinations, South Carolina mulls limiting elective surgeries again

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster on Monday warned of a move to shut down elective surgeries in a bid to free up hospital staff and administer more COVID-19 vaccines, according to…

European regulator endorses Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, commission approval coming at ‘full speed’

Europe’s regulatory agency endorsed Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine for those 18 and up on Wednesday, paving the way for a second vaccine to roll out among member states. The approval still…

Dr. Marty Makary: COVID vaccinations of most vulnerable need to speed up — here’s what to do

The United States has stumbled out of the COVID-19 vaccination starting gate. Over three weeks after the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the first vaccine,…

FDA to weigh half-dosing Moderna COVID-19 vaccines: Operation Warp Speed official

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is discussing a move to administer Moderna coronavirus vaccines in half-doses to distribute the jab wider across the population, according to a top official with…

Sally Pipes: COVID vaccinations are going much too slowly — here’s how to speed them up and save lives

Vaccines against the novel coronavirus were developed in record time. But getting those vaccines into the arms of Americans has been frustratingly slow at a time when speeding up vaccinations…