January 15, 2021

CVS and Walgreens Under Fire for Slow Pace of Vaccination in Nursing Homes

(Kaiser Health News) – The effort to vaccinate some of the country’s most vulnerable residents against covid-19 has been slowed by a federal program that sends retail pharmacists into nursing homes — accompanied by layers of bureaucracy and logistical snafus. … Read More

January 13, 2021

California Opens Scarce Vaccines to Those 65 and Older

(Associated Press) – California is immediately allowing residents 65 and older to get scarce coronavirus vaccines, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday. The move puts seniors in line before emergency workers, teachers, childcare providers and food and agriculture workers even as … Read More

December 11, 2020

Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline Delay Plans for a Trial After Experimental Vaccine Fails in Some Older Patients.

(New York Times) – The pharmaceutical companies Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline said Friday that their experimental Covid-19 vaccine did not appear to work well in older adults, a significant setback to their late-stage clinical trial that was previously expected to begin … Read More