Vaccine

US regulators post positive review of Pfizer vaccine data

By MATTHEW PERRONE and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Documents released by U.S. regulators Tuesday confirmed that Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine was strongly protective against COVID-19 -- offering the world’s first detailed look at the evidence behind…

Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition

NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S.…

COVID-19 vaccine availability in Mississippi

A coronavirus vaccine could be available to healthcare workers and first responders in Mississippi as soon as next month. State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Beyers said Mississippi has been tentatively approved to receive an initial round of 183,000…

Clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine opening in Gulfport

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is sponsoring a clinical trial for COVID-19 patients in Gulfport. The ACTIV-2 Outpatient Monoclonal Antibodies and Other Therapies Trial is open for enrollment. Its primary goal is to determine whether investigational agents…

Governor Tate Reeves discusses meeting about COVID vaccine

Following the report of the coronavirus case numbers being released, Governor Tate Reeves briefed Mississippians on the state of a vaccine. This week, Governor Tate Reeves spoke with Vice President Mike Pence along with others of the Trump Administration about…

HIV AIDS Vaccine Awareness Day

It’s been 30 years since the first report of the disease we know now as AIDS. Everyday scientists are still working hard toward the goal of a vaccine to prevent the HIV infection. May 18th is known as National HIV…

Flu Vaccine Proves Effective

Some good news this morning about this year's flu vaccine, The Centers for Disease Control say people who have gotten the vaccine are fifty nine percent less likely to get the flu than those who have not been vaccinated. That's…