Mass. To Receive Significantly Less Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine Doses Next Week – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) –  Mass and community-based vaccination sites were busy across that state this weekend. Outside a church in East Boston, the line stretched around the corner as hundreds lined up to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. “It means a lot because now that I can go to school and I could like live … Read more

Blood clots after Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine under investigation

A European drug regulator is reviewing blood clots among four people in the United States who received Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, according to a report. The European Medicines Agency said three serious cases of clotting and low platelets occurred in the US during the rollout of J&J’s vaccine from its Janssen unit and that … Read more

Acting Mayor Janey Urges Caution Before Implementing Vaccine ‘Passports’ – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey is urging caution before pursuing the implementation of so-called vaccination “passports” as a requirement for access to businesses and institutions in the city. “That is a slippery slope,” said Janey in an exclusive WBZ-TV interview set to air Sunday morning on the WBZ Sunday morning news. “We … Read more

Delaware County Community College To Host Large-Scale COVID-19 Vaccination Site Beginning Saturday – CBS Philly

MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) — Delaware County will open a large-scale community vaccination site on Saturday. Chopper 3 was over the set-up at Delaware County Community College’s Main Campus in Media on Friday. READ MORE: Delaware River Waterfront Makeover Includes Apartment Building, Park And More The site will be operational each weekend as long as it … Read more

More COVID Vaccine Supply Means More People Setting Up Appointments – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Drug giant Pfizer asked the FDA on Friday for approval to give its vaccine to 12-to-15 year olds in the U.S. Pfizer’s vaccine is already approved for people 16 and over. READ MORE: Protest Of Police Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Takes Over Gold Coast Intersection The Pfizer news comes at the … Read more

Pfizer asks FDA to approve COVID vaccine for kids as young as 12

Pfizer on Friday requested that the Food and Drug Administration approve the emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15, according to the company. The pharmaceutical firm, and its counterpart BioNTech, wants the agency to greenlight the jabs for older kids based on data showing the vaccine is 100 percent effective … Read more

Cook County Homebound Seniors Get COVID Shot

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Vaccine For Those Who Need It, Halt Export

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi, in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calls for vaccination for “everyone who needs it” and an immediate halt on vaccine exports. The Congress leader also urges the government to fast-track other vaccines. The efforts of the scientific community and vaccine makers had been undermined by the “centre’s poor implementation … Read more

Reduced Supply of Johnson & Johnson Doses Unlikely to Impact Bay Area – CBS San Francisco

OAKLAND (KPIX) — Just as more Bay Area residents are set to become eligible to receive the COVID vaccine, a new issue with California’s supply of doses related to a recent production problem with the Johnson & Johnson shot has emerged. California health officials have confirmed the state is expecting a nearly 90% drop in … Read more

Doug Ford promised to vaccinate 40 per cent of Ontarians in 28 days. Now comes the hard part

First came the long-awaited promise. Now comes the reality of making it happen. The provincial government and health units in Toronto and Peel are figuring out how to deliver on Premier Doug Ford’s new push to vaccinate people 18 and over in COVID-19 hot zones before the stay-at-home order expires in four weeks. “Hopefully it’s … Read more