Stories tagged: "Vaccine Explained"


The addition of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the United States' arsenal of COVID vaccines—which so far includes one each from Pfizer and Moderna—could make vaccinating large amounts of people easier, once the supply is ready. (Photo by Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Johnson & Johnson’s COVID Vaccine Could Be Approved Soon. Here’s Why That’s a Big Deal.

If effective, Johnson & Johnson's one-dose vaccine could quickly help large swaths of the United States develop immunity to COVID-19. That would be a game changer.

Healthcare workers will most likely be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
A COVID Vaccine Is Here for Some Americans. Here’s What You Need to Know.

You have questions about coronavirus vaccines? We have answers.

Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File/Treatment by Rebecca Russ)
Answers to Seven Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccine in NC

Here’s what you need to know about where and when vaccinations are happening in NC.

Medical assistant Shalice Wheeler, left, administers Covid-19 vaccine to physician assistant Matt Ferraro at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado on Thursday. December 17, 2020. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
All Vaccines Have Side Effects. The COVID Vaccine Is No Different. What You Need to Know.

Plus what makes an mRNA vaccine different and how there are more doses of the Pfizer vaccine than expected.