Western states workgroup approves vaccinations for individuals 12 and older

On May 12, The Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup convened to review the federal government’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) that extended COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to individuals ages 12 and older. In their official statement, the workgroup concluded that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is “safe and effective in this age group and supports its use.” […]

EL Oregon Health Authority y los CDC investigan un posible evento adverso después de la vacunación contra el COVID-19 de la compañía Johnson & Johnson

Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) están investigando el informe de una muerte en Oregon que se presentó al Sistema de Notificación de Eventos Adversos a las Vacunas (VAERS) el 18 de abril. VAERS es un sistema nacional de monitoreo de la seguridad de las vacunas supervisado por los CDC […]

Johnson & Johnson vaccine: An important tool in our toolbox

As vaccination scales up, so does our nation’s overall protection from serious outcomes due to COVID-19. Oregon has given over 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to people in Oregon, and now we have begun to receive doses of a third vaccine. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which recently received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in the United States, began […]

Western states workgroup recommends Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup has concluded that “the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen Biotech) COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective for use in the Western States.” The workgroup, composed of nationally acclaimed scientists with expertise in immunizations and public health, has been independently reviewing the safety and efficacy of all FDA approved COVID-19 […]

Oregon to receive Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine has received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the federal government, making it the third COVID-19 vaccine available for use in the United States.  The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is the first single-dose vaccine against COVID-19. It can be stored in a refrigerator for months, making it easier to distribute […]