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States warn J.&J. doses could expire soon and the White House urges them to consult the F.D.A.

New York Times
State health officials are growing increasingly concerned about whether doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine may expire this month, warning they could go to waste if they go unused in the coming weeks or are not sent elsewhere. Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio has pleaded with health providers......

Senators announce U.S. will donate 750,000 vaccine doses to Taiwan

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. will give Taiwan 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, part of President Joe Biden’s move to share millions of jabs globally, three senators said Sunday, after the self-ruled island complained that China is hindering its efforts to secure......

Japan disposes of over 7,000 mishandled doses of COVID-19 vaccine -Yomiuri

Reuters
The word “COVID-19” is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Over 7,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been disposed of in Japan due to mishandling, the Yomiuri newspaper said on Sunday, as Japan races to inoculate its people amid......

Government confident India will have over 2 billion vaccine doses by December, minister says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Indian government is confident that the country will be able to meet an ambitious target of having more than 2 billion coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of the year, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said. Last month,......

Guatemala says U.S. to send half a million COVID-19 vaccine doses

Reuters
Guatemala’s President Alejandro Giammattei said on Thursday that the United States will supply half a million COVID-19 doses to the Central American country. Under pressure from the international community to share a surplus of vaccines, U.S. President Joe Biden had laid out earlier how his country would share some 25......

The White House outlines a plan for how the U.S. would distribute an initial 25 million doses around the world.

New York Times
The White House, besieged with requests from other nations to share excess doses of coronavirus vaccine, on Thursday announced it will distribute an initial 25 million doses this month across a “wide range of countries” within Latin America and the Caribbean, South and Southeast Asia, and Africa, as well as......

S.Korea says 1 mln doses of J&J COVID-19 vaccines to arrive this week from U.S.

Reuters
A box of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines is seen at the Forem vaccination centre in Pamplona, Spain, April 22, 2021. REUTERS/Vincent West/File Photo South Korea’s Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said on Sunday that 1 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) (JNJ.N) coronavirus vaccines will arrive this......

India is in talks to obtain 50 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Indian government is in talks with Pfizer to obtain 50 million doses of the company’s coronavirus vaccine starting this summer, but is still considering the drug manufacturer’s demand for indemnity from costs related to severe side effects,......

Africa needs at least 20 million Covid vaccine doses in the next six weeks, WHO says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A medical worker injects a man with a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Accra, capital of Ghana, May 19, 2021. Seth | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Africa needs at least 20 million doses of......

Two doses of Covid vaccines provide effective protection against variant found in India: Study

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker holds syringes with the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a vaccination centre, in El Paso, Texas, May 6, 2021. Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters A new study has found that two doses......

KHN Journalists Comment on Abortion Case, Wasted Covid Doses

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KHN chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner discussed the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge in an abortion case from Mississippi on Newsy on Tuesday. Click here to watch Rovner on Newsy KHN freelancer Sara Reardon discussed allegations by a rail company that a clinic in Libby, Montana, is defrauding Medicare......

Covax will receive 200 million doses, a deal that could boost the sagging campaign to vaccinate world’s poor.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Covax, the global vaccine-sharing program, will receive about 200 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine in a deal that could eventually boost a flagging campaign to vaccinate the world’s poorest countries. Gavi, the public-private health partnership......

‘Share dollars and doses’: rich world tries to tackle vaccine inequalities

Reuters
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi arrive for the virtual G20 summit on the global health crisis, at Villa Pamphilj in Rome, Italy, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Yara Nardi Rich nation leaders and big drugmakers promised on Friday to do more to bridge the......

A U.S. company that ruined vaccine doses gave its top executives hundreds of thousands of dollars in bonuses.

New York Times
Mr. Kramer received a $1.2 million cash bonus, the records show; the board found that he had “significantly exceeded expectations.” Three of the company’s executive vice presidents received bonuses ranging from $445,000 to $462,000 each. Sean Kirk, the executive responsible for overseeing development and manufacturing operations at all of Emergent’s......

Emergent CEO says FDA is holding over 100 million J&J Covid vaccine doses for further testing after botched shots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Robert Kramer, CEO, Emergent BioSolutions Scott Mlyn | CNBC The FDA is holding more than 100 million Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine doses for further testing after the agency found multiple safety violations at the plant — run by Emergent......

As U.S. donates 20 million more vaccine doses globally, some countries turn to Russia, China

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As U.S. donates 20 million more vaccine doses globally, some countries turn to Russia, China – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Despite the U.S. announcing it will share 20 million more doses of COVID-19 vaccines with the world in......

Biden Dips Into U.S. Vaccine Supply to Send 20 Million Doses Abroad

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — President Biden, heeding widespread calls to step up his response to the pandemic’s surge abroad, said on Monday that his administration would send 20 million doses of federally authorized coronavirus vaccine overseas in June — the......

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