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Emergent BioSolutions says it can make 1 billion Covid vaccine doses annually

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the U.S. makes headway in its coronavirus vaccination campaign, Emergent BioSolutions CEO Bob Kramer appeared on CNBC Wednesday to explain his company’s role in manufacturing doses. The Gaithersburg, Maryland-based contractor last year landed a multi-year deal to be the......

At three mass vaccination sites, New York will start administering doses overnight.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Three mass vaccination sites across New York State will begin administering doses overnight, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said this week, as officials seek to use an influx of new vaccines manufactured by Johnson & Johnson to significantly expand......

UK to receive 10 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses from India’s Serum Institute

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(Reuters) – The UK will receive 10 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses made by the Serum Institute of India (SII), the UK government said in a statement on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A healthcare worker prepares to administer a dose of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine, marketed by the Serum Institute of......

U.S. administers 75.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines: CDC

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FILE PHOTO: A basketball net hangs at a recreation center as patients receive their boost dose at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) community vaccination event, as the vaccination rate in West Virginia ranks among highest in world, in Martinsburg, U.S. February 25, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for......

Johnson & Johnson board member says 20 million Covid vaccine doses will be delivered by the end of March

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Johnson & Johnson board member Dr. Mark McClellan says the company expects 20 million doses delivered by the end of March as the U.S. becomes one step away from adding a third safe and effective vaccine to its arsenal. “There......

Biden administration buys 100,000 doses of Lilly antibody drug

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Nathaniel Weixel The Biden administration on Friday announced an agreement to purchase 100,000 doses of Eli Lilly’s monoclonal antibody cocktail that was recently authorized by the Food and Drug Administration. The move will increase the available supply of one......

Louisiana’s COVID-19 vaccine share may increase by almost 40,000 doses next week

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Louisiana officials expect to receive almost 40,000 doses of a new type of COVID-19 vaccine the first week it is available, which could be as early as next week. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declared the new......

NYC reports fewer than 1,000 vaccine doses amid winter weather shipment delays

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus New York City reported less than 1,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine in its possession Saturday, according to data from the city’s website, amid delivery shortages due to the severe winter weather that has battered parts of the U.S.......

Malaysia to start COVID-19 vaccination drive early as first doses arrive

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia moved up its COVID-19 inoculation drive by two days as the first batch of vaccines arrived in the Southeast Asian nation on Sunday. Malaysia aims to vaccinate at least 80% of its 32 million people within a year as it pushes to revive an economy......

Winter storms delay distribution of 6 million vaccines

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Thousands of vaccination appointments have been canceled as distribution has been slowed by winter weather. Adriana Diaz takes a look. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to the Main......

We need more Covid vaccine doses and it needs to be easier to get the shots, state and local health officials tell Congress

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People wearing protective masks wait in line to receive a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a large scale vaccination site in Sacramento, California, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Scientists and......

Russia Is Offering to Export Hundreds of Millions of Vaccine Doses, but Can It Deliver?

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — In its foreign policy, Russia tends to favor the hard power of military might and oil and gas exports. But in recent months, the Kremlin has scored a sweeping diplomatic win from an unexpected......

Winter storm has delayed shipments of 6 million Covid vaccine doses in the U.S., health officials say

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here H/O: Covid-19 Response White House press conference Source: The White House Massive winter storms across the Midwest and Texas have delayed the delivery of 6 million Covid-19 vaccine doses affecting every state in the U.S., the nation’s top health officials......

Tyson Foods begins vaccinating workers against Covid, but struggles to find doses

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In this Friday, May 1, 2020, photo, a worker leaves the Tyson Foods plant in Waterloo, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall | AP In the hunt to gain access to Covid vaccines, large employers like Tyson Foods are faring no better than......

Covid vaccines: Macron proposes sending 4-5% of doses to poorer nations

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“We’re not talking about billions of doses immediately, or billions and billions of euros,” Mr Macron told the FT. “It’s about much more rapidly allocating 4-5% of the doses we have.”It won’t change our vaccination campaigns, but each country should set aside a small number of the doses it has......

Vaccine doses misallocated in Pennsylvania as intended second doses given out as first doses

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Health care providers administered more than 100,000 doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine to first-time recipients, the state Department of Health said Wednesday, despite earmarking those shots for individuals receiving a second dose. The cumulative error dates to early January,......

J&J has only a few million Covid vaccine doses ready as it nears U.S. launch, Biden official says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus vaccine illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters Johnson & Johnson hasn’t manufactured a lot of doses of its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine ahead of its regulatory clearance expected later this month. The administration has learned in the last......

U.S. administers 52.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, CDC says

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People wait in their vehicles to receive doses of COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-thru ?vaccination super station” operated by UC San Diego Health in downtown San Diego, California, U.S., February 13, 2021. REUTERS/Bing Guan (Reuters) – The United States has administered 52,884,356 doses of COVID-19 vaccines as of Sunday morning......

Mexico gets AstraZeneca doses from India, expects more Pfizer, as it prepares for next phase

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico received a shipment of 870,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine from India on Sunday, the government said, as the country prepares to prioritize older adults in the next phase of its vaccination campaign. Mexico is also expecting shipments of Pfizer’s vaccine to resume, with 494,000......

Biden administration secures 200 million additional vaccine doses

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live President Biden announced his administration has secured another 200 million vaccine doses as the country continues to be hit hard by the pandemic and vaccination sites are running low on supply. Weijia Jiang has the latest.......

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