EU regulator to issue advice on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Experts at the European Medicines Agency are preparing to present Tuesday the conclusions of their investigation into possible links between the J&J COVID-19 vaccine and very rare cases of unusual clotting disorders detected in the U.S.
To 'better reflect' CDC guidelines State Dept will ramp up 'Do Not Travel' advisories to 80% of countries
The State Department announced Monday it plans to update its travel advisories this week to "better reflect" travel health notices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Oxford challenge trial assessing coronavirus reinfection, immune responses
The University of Oxford announced Monday it launched a challenge trial intentionally re-infecting participants with the novel coronavirus to better understand how the immune system mounts a response the second time around, and potentially pave the way for improved vaccines and treatments.
CDC received 'handful' of possible Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine adverse reports, Walensky says
The CDC in conjunction with the FDA is working through “a handful” of reports regarding possible adverse events related to the J&J COVID-19 vaccine that have been flagged since the rollout was paused last week.
Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot
Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.