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Wisconsin supply of new vaccine will dip after next week

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Teachers will be prioritized to receive the first shipment of about 48,000 doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine coming to Wisconsin next week, a bolster in supply that won’t be matched again for several weeks, the state’s deputy health secretary said Tuesday.About 30% of Wisconsin public school…

Catholics in New Orleans and St Louis told to avoid Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The archdiocese of New Orleans, as well as Roman Catholic leaders in St Louis, Missouri, have told local Catholics to avoid the Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine, because its early development used “morally compromised cell lines created from two abortions”.The leadership in New Orleans said two other vaccines in use in the…

Abortion concerns prompt archdiocese warning on vaccine

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Roman Catholic leaders in St. Louis and New Orleans are advising Catholics that the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, newly approved for use in the U.S., is “morally compromised” because it is produced using a cell line derived from an aborted fetus. The New Orleans archdiocese says the decision to receive a vaccine…

Detroit expands Covid vaccine eligibility to auto workers

Chrysler Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit, MichiganBill Pugliano | Getty ImagesDETROIT – Manufacturing employees in the city, such as autoworkers, are now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine without any restrictions such as age or proof of preexisting conditions.The expanded eligibility for Detroit manufacturing workers marks a major…

Biden vows enough vaccine for all US adults by end of May

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adults by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated, as his administration announced that drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved shot.With the bolstered supply,…

Why Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will help in the fight to end the pandemic

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that the U.S. pharmaceutical company Merck would help make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, a partnership between two rivals that should dramatically increase supply. The news comes after the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization on Feb. 27 for the Johnson & Johnson…

Paraguay reaches all-time record of Covid-19 hospitalizations

Paraguay is facing its worst days of the coronavirus pandemic. According to Dr. Roque Silva, director of the 11th National Health Region, 1,032 people were hospitalized due to Covid-19 on March 2, with 257 of them occupying ICU beds leaving only 609 available. “Never since the start of the pandemic have we had more than 1,000 hospitalizations,”…

Nebraska administered nearly 87,000 vaccine doses last week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska health officials administered nearly 87,000 doses of coronavirus vaccines last week as the state worked to distribute more shots.The number of doses of the vaccines administered jumped to 86,737 last week from the previous week’s total of 52,731. State health officials said 436,474 doses of the vaccines have now been…

Biden Vows Enough COVID Vaccine for Every Adult in May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by May.In an afternoon address, Biden also said:That pharma giant Merck will begin producing Johnson & Johnson’s recently authorized vaccine 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, a significant step to ramp…

Texas and Mississippi scrap mask mandates despite Covid surge warning – live

Dolly Parton, who helped fund the development of the Moderna vaccine for Covid-19, was pleased to get “a dose of her own medicine”. Parton, 75, had donated $1m to Vanderbilt University to help find a coronavirus cure. after getting her jab, the country music icon sang, to the tune of “Jolene”: “Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine… I’m…

Biden says Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson’s Covid vaccine

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that pharmaceutical giant Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine.The decision comes as the administration works to ramp up production of J&J’s single-shot vaccine. Senior administration officials said Sunday the U.S. government would ship J&J’s entire inventory of 3.9 million…

Questions surround B.C.’s decision to extend the gap between COVID-19 vaccine doses

Canada’s top doctor says the science behind B.C.’s decision to extend the gap between COVID-19 vaccine doses from 21 days to four months could be promising.However, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization is still reviewing the data around the delay. Read more: B.C. says all eligible adults should get first dose of COVID-19 vaccine by…

Palestinian COVID-19 vaccine rollout under fire over doses for VIPs

The Palestinian Authority on Tuesday confirmed that it diverted some COVID-19 vaccination doses meant for medical workers to VIPs as critics charged but said this involved a small fraction of inoculations.A health ministry statement said 10 percent of the 12,000 doses it received were given to the Palestinian national football team, government ministers,…

91% of Saskatchewan long-term care residents receive first COVID-19 vaccine dose

All long-term care homes in Saskatchewan have received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.Health officials said 91 per cent of residents have received at least one dose, with 53 per cent having received both doses.“Ensuring seniors living in long-term and personal care homes are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a priority for the government…

Biden says US on track to enough vaccines for every adult in US by end-May

President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the US was on track to have enough vaccines for every adult in the country by the end of May.For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.Biden announced that Merck & Co Inc will help make rival Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine in a partnership that he…

Some Ottawa police officers will start receiving COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday

Approximately 800 Ottawa police officers are slated to start receiving their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday.First responders in Ontario who provide emergency medical care fall under the province’s Phase 1 vaccination rollout.An Ottawa Police Service (OPS) spokesperson said Tuesday that the local force has identified roughly 800…

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