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Australia returns to “war footing” amid COVID-19 vaccine turmoil

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s national cabinet will begin meeting twice a week from Monday, marking a return to a “war footing” in the country’s battle against the coronavirus pandemic amid turmoil in its national vaccination programme. FILE PHOTO: A sign for a COVID-19 vaccination clinic is seen as high-risk workers......

Pausing use of J&J Covid vaccine will not affect timeline of getting U.S. vaccinated, says doctor

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here America’s temporary pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson‘s single-dose Covid-19 vaccine will not interfere with President Joe Biden‘s goal of getting the nation to some semblance of normalcy by Independence Day, the dean of Brown University’s School of......

Agencies are being cautious with J&J vaccine — and it could cost lives: Doctor

Joel Zinberg Following the suspension of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine yesterday, Dr. Joel Zinberg, a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute who worked for 30 years at Mt. Sinai Hospital and was senior economist and general counsel at the White House Council of Economic Advisers, explains why the......

Bubba Wallace Addresses COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgwMjk4NTcyNzc4OTczMDM2/bubba-wallace.jpg Madeline Coleman Bubba Wallace continues to step up as a leader on and off the racetrack, this time tackling COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy.  The NASCAR driver and roughly 50 of his 23XI Racing teammates, as well as their immediate family members, received their first doses of the vaccine earlier on......

Moderna says new data shows its Covid vaccine is more than 90% effective against virus six months after second shot

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in New York, January 29, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine......

Moderna reports its vaccine remains more than 90 percent effective after six months.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Moderna coronavirus vaccine continues to provide strong protection in the United States against Covid-19 six months after vaccination, the company announced Tuesday. The vaccine, after both doses are given, has been more than 90 percent effective at......

Michigan halts Johnson & Johnson vaccine, following federal guidance

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Lansing — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration is pausing use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in Michigan following an abrupt recommendation by the federal government after reports of rare blood clotting cases. The news sent Michigan public health officials......

Panicked patients call doctors as Covid vaccine hesitancy rises with J&J blood clot issue

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here More Americans will likely refuse to get Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine after U.S. health regulators said six women developed a rare blood-clotting disorder that left one dead and another in critical condition, experts on public health and vaccines told......

NFL Expecting Team Personnel to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc5ODU4ODUxODc5NzI1MDQ1/nfl-logo-1.jpg Ben Pickman The NFL informed teams on Tuesday that team employees, other than players, should be expected to be vaccinated for COVID-19 unless they have a “bona fide medical or religious ground for not doing so.” According to a memo, obtained and released by NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, the......

Covid-19 Live Updates: U.S. Calls for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine, Complicating Rollout

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Here’s what you need to know: Nearly seven million people in the United States have received Johnson & Johnson shots so far.Credit…Mary Altaffer/Associated Press Federal health agencies on Tuesday called for an immediate pause in use of Johnson......

Live: FDA and CDC hold press briefing after pausing use of J&J Covid vaccine

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here [The stream is slated to start at 10 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are holding a......

FDA temporarily halts use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to rare blood clotting issues

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vial and box seen at a vaccination site. Doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are being administered throughout the state of Florida despite a small number of patients who have experienced adverse reactions, including blood......

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