Day: February 3, 2021

Knox County signs $92K contract with Texas company for COVID-19 vaccine management system

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE)-The Knox County Health Department will transition to a new online COVID-19 vaccination clinic appointment system run by Luminare. The six-month contract will cost Knox County $92,250, that price includes implementation, site planning, texting capabilities, and 24/7 support. Knox County joins a growing […]

Vaxart shares plunge 60% on concern that lackluster antibody response will hinder effectiveness of oral Covid vaccine

An experimental coronavirus vaccine taken by mouth showed promising results in an early-stage clinical trial of 35 healthy adults, South San Francisco-based Vaxart said Wednesday. Despite the results, Vaxart’s stock plunged 60% in intraday trading. Vaxart scientists divided volunteers between ages 18 and 54 into […]

Israel’s decision to give 5,000 vaccine doses to Palestinian health workers is wholly inadequate, rights group says

For rights organizations and Palestinian advocacy groups, that has been a dereliction of duty by Israel, which is classified by the U.N. as an occupier state over the Palestinian territories. “Israel retains overriding control over land, over the population registry, over the movement of people […]