COVID-19: Vaccines and Therapeutics

Jan 12, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tracking COVID-19 vaccinations through its COVID Data Tracker, validating the numbers with jurisdictions through the data submission process, CDC announced.
Jan 12, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services released an outpatient treatment locator for monoclonal antibody therapeutics.
Jan 12, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services and Operation Warp Speed said it will immediately broaden the population of those eligible to be vaccinated from COVID-19. In an effort to quickly increase the number of vaccinated individuals, the federal government will ask states to begin vaccinating…
Jan 7, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention allocated $22 billion in funding to states, localities and territories for COVID-19 testing and vaccination activities authorized in December by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
Jan 7, 2021
The AHA urged the Department of Health and Human Services to take certain steps to speed COVID-19 vaccinations.
Jan 7, 2021
AHA letter to HHS outlining leadership actions needed to expedite the administration of covid-19 vaccines. 
Jan 6, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 21 cases of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction, among the nearly 1.9 million people who received a first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine between Dec. 14 and 23.
Jan 5, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration reminded the public of the importance of receiving COVID-19 vaccines in accordance to their agency authorizations, a process that FDA said will safely provide the “remarkable” levels of protection observed during large, randomized clinical trials.
Dec 29, 2020
To help advance the public’s confidence and trust in the safety of COVID-19 vaccines and their distribution, the AHA continues to develop and collate resources that hospitals and health systems can use as COVID-19 vaccines become available in their communities.
Dec 29, 2020
AHA comments on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ hospital outpatient prospective payment system and ambulatory surgical center payment system final rule with comment period for calendar year 2021.