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The FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine could curb vaccine hesitancy.

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine, hopes to decrease vaccine hesitancy

Ben Glazer, Contributing Reporter September 15, 2021

On Aug. 23 the Food and Drug Administration officially approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for distribution to Americans aged 16 years and older. Prior to the approval, the FDA authorized an emergency...

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COVID-19 booster offers extra protection against variants

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor August 25, 2021

On Aug. 19, Tulane University students, faculty and staff received a Campus Health update regarding booster shots for the COVID-19 Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. The acquisition of these booster shots...

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations not confirmed by Tulane

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations not confirmed by Tulane

Domenic Mesa, News Editor April 14, 2021

Many universities have announced they will be mandating COVID-19 vaccinations this upcoming fall as a safety measure for returning students. Cornell University, Duke University and Notre Dame are among...

New Orleans excels in vaccine distributions

New Orleans excels in vaccine distributions

Hannah Mayer, News Editor April 14, 2021

The state of Louisiana opened up vaccination eligibility for everyone ages 16 and older for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 18 and older for the Moderna vaccine on March 29, 2021. Louisiana was one of...

Tulane students continue to get vaccinated as eligibility expands

Tulane students continue to get vaccinated as eligibility expands

Emily Rubino, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

On Monday, March 29, Governor John Bel Edwards expanded the eligibility of the vaccine to every individual age 16 and over for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and everyone age 18 and over for the Johnson &...

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