Tag Archives: vaccine

Dr. Vin Gupta encourages J&J vaccine recipients to get a Pfizer or Moderna booster

Intensive-care unit and lung doctor Dr. Vin Gupta told CNBC that he’s already encouraging patients who received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine to get a Pfizer or Moderna booster shot amid the dramatic increase in delta variant cases across the U.S.  Gupta, a professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics… Read More »

‘My vaccine refusal is causing tension with friends – but I don’t feel selfish’

As The Mirror reported this week, Covid vaccination take-up has dramatically slowed across the UK this month as fewer young people take up the offer to get their first dose. Here we ask 28-year-old Hannah why she’s chosen not to get jabbed – and how she feels about being branded ‘selfish’ as a result. My… Read More »

The million-dollar question: Did vaccine lotteries actually work?

It’s not that Jonathan Carlyle, 40, didn’t believe that the coronavirus vaccine was important or safe. But with three children, including a 5-month-old baby, and a full-time job, getting the shot just wasn’t a priority — until, that is, he realized he could potentially win $ 1 million through Ohio’s vaccine lottery. “I was putting… Read More »