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Fauci says he 'would have no hesitancy whatsoever' taking the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci on Saturday urged Americans to trust the FDA-approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The J&J vaccine got FDA authorization on Saturday and has an efficacy rate of 66% at preventing COVID-19. "If I would go to a place ...
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Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine: FDA approves single-shot jab

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine, made by Belgian firm Janssen, is the third jab authorised in the US.
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Johnson & Johnson’s Single-Dose COVID Vaccine Gets FDA Authorization

(CNN/CBS13) — The US Food and Drug Administration authorized Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine Saturday. It is the first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine available in the US, and is one that “checks nearly all the boxes.” With more than 28.4 million confirmed COVID cases in the United States and nearly 511,000 reported deaths since the start of the pandemic, and while the demand for vaccines still far exceeds supply, these vaccines can’t come soon enough. “A third safe and effective vaccine is...
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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine authorized: Here's what makes it unique

The FDA and CDC recently authorized the distribution of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine.It will soon be the third vaccine available in the U.S., the other two being vaccines produced by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.The new vaccine has a lower efficacy rate, but clinical data suggest its highly effective at preventing hospitalization and death. A Food and Drug Administration committee is set to vote Friday (February 26) on recommending the approval of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for...
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Johnson and Johnson vaccine: FDA finds the single-shot jab safe

US regulators say Johnson and Johnson's single-shot vaccine is safe, and could be approved in days.
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Update on the John MacArthur Went to Memphis the Night of Martin Luther King, Jr’s Murder Story

Recently, Grace to You Executive Director Phil Johnson publicly questioned John MacArthur’s account of his whereabouts and activities on the night Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered. In the past, Johnson has sharply criticized others, including me, for doing this. Since at least 2007, John MacArthur has claimed that he traveled to Memphis, TN with Charles Evers and John Perkins on the night Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. He said he stood where James Earl Ray shot the fatal bullet. C...
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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson says more deaths inevitable whenever lockdown lifts as he sets out roadmap for England

PM says ‘realistic’ to accept lifting restrictions will lead to more infections and more deaths as he outlines four-step planBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayTeaching unions warn against ‘big bang’ return to school in EnglandGlobal coronavirus updates – live 8.00pm GMT Johnson says there will be changes to city centres as a resul...
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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson holds press conference after setting out roadmap to end England's lockdown

Prime minister earlier outlined four-step plan for schools, social contact, retail and hospitality to restartBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayWhat is the science behind plans to relax England’s lockdown?Global coronavirus updates – live 7.30pm GMT Q: Will the UK commit to a fair and equitable global vaccine rollout once the top n...
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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson sets out four-step roadmap to end England's lockdown

Prime minister tells MPs new plan for schools, social contact, retail and hospitalityBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayWhat is the science behind plans to relax England’s lockdown?Global coronavirus updates – live 6.25pm GMT From Anneliese Dodds, the shadow chancellorIndoor hospitality won't reopen until 17 May at the earliest - m...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Keir Starmer, DUP, Democratic Unionist


UK Covid live: Boris Johnson sets out roadmap to end England's lockdown

Prime minister tells MPs new plan for schools, social contact, retail and hospitalityBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayScotland vaccination drive linked to big drop in hospital admissionsGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.28pm GMT Johnson told MPs that both Prof Chris Whitty, the chief medical offficer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, ...
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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson to set out roadmap out of England lockdown

Prime minister to tell MPs new plan for schools, social contact, retail and hospitalityScotland vaccination drive linked to big drop in hospital admissionsVaccinating children could be key to stifling Covid, say expertsGlobal coronavirus updates – live 3.30pm GMT Boris Johnson is about to make his Commons statement on the roadmap for easing the lockdown in England.After he has spoken, Johnson will respond to questions from MPs. There are 100 MPs down to speak; the list is here. Sir Keir Star...
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Johnson unveils Covid lockdown exit plan: schools and social contact first

PM to unveil proposals for England on Monday, with shops and restaurants facing longer waitLockdown easing: key dates and phasesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSocial contact with loved ones will take precedence over the reopening of shops and hospitality when Boris Johnson sets out his roadmap for lifting restrictions in England on Monday, with school sports and family picnics offered as a trade-off for a longer closure of retail and restaurants.Johnson will order th...
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Johnson unveils lockdown exit plan: schools and social contact first

PM to unveil proposals for England on Monday, with shops and restaurants facing longer waitLockdown easing: key dates and phasesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSocial contact with loved ones will take precedence over the reopening of shops and hospitality when Boris Johnson sets out his roadmap for lifting restrictions in England on Monday, with school sports and family picnics offered as a trade-off for a longer closure of retail and restaurants.Johnson will order th...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Education, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Education policy, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Coronavirus


Cautious Johnson faces battle with own MPs over lockdown exit

Analysis: many on the Tory backbenches want Covid restrictions over by end of AprilCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhen Boris Johnson stands at the dispatch box on Monday to deliver his roadmap for easing Covid restrictions for what he hopes will be the final time, there is likely to be a sigh of relief from his scientific advisers who will have won the most recent battle.Johnson is now gearing up for the next tussle, which will be with his MPs. There is a truce with ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Conservatives, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, 1922 Committee, Coronavirus


What must Boris Johnson consider before easing Covid lockdown?

Analysis: PM will have to weigh up issues such as case rates, new variants and holiday rules in England roadmapCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson will set out his roadmap for easing restrictions in England on Monday, including the reopening of schools, care homes, retail and, eventually, hospitality. Here are some of the key questions he must resolve. Continue reading...
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Ban on outside sport can end, top scientist urges Johnson

Call comes as prime minister aims for all adults to be vaccinated by JulyData on the number of Covid-19 cases is now so encouraging that outdoor sports for children and small numbers of adults should be allowed immediately as part of an accelerated easing of the lockdown, a leading scientist and adviser to government has told the Observer.With the prime minister expected to take a cautious approach to lifting restrictions in a statement to the House of Commons on Monday, Prof Mark Woolhouse of E...
Tags: Health, Education, Society, UK News, Edinburgh University, House Of Commons, Schools, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Coronavirus, Mark Woolhouse, COVID, Julydata


'Data not dates': expert views on how to lift England's Covid lockdown

Public health experts offer their advice before Boris Johnson’s announcement next weekCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson is due to chart a course out of England’s third national lockdown on Monday, which is expected to begin with schools reopening from 8 March. Details of the plan are likely to be finalised on Sunday. What do experts think the prime minister should do? Prof Gabriel Scally, president of epidemiology and public health section, Royal Society o...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Society, UK News, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Coronavirus, Gabriel Scally, Royal Society of Medicine Continue


Coronavirus live news: Poland faces third Covid wave; Japan confirms new variant

Poland beginning to see a third wave of infections; Japan finds new variantBoris Johnson to pledge surplus Covid vaccine to poorer countries at G7Vaccine passport plan could help Britons holiday in Greece20.5m years of life may have been lost to Covid across 81 countriesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.31am GMT The EU’s executive commission plans to double its contribution to the World Health Organization’s COVAX program, bringing the 27-nation bloc’s commitment to the initiative to deliv...
Tags: Health, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Eu, World news, Beijing, Poland, European Commission, World Health Organization, Associated Press, Johnson, Reuters, Group of Seven, Sophia Chan, Ursula von der Leyen


The Latest: Australia receives over 142,000 vaccine doses

By The Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia — Australia will begin vaccinating its population against COVID-19 next week after its first shipment of Pfizer vaccine was delivered on Monday. More than 142,000 doses had arrived at Sydney airport, the government said. Health care, aged care and quarantine workers will be among the first to be vaccinated from Feb. 22. Prime Minister Scott Morrison will also be among the first to receive a dose in a bid to raise public confidence in the program. Austr...
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The Latest: Auckland, New Zealand begins 3-day lockdown

By The Associated Press NEW ZEALAND — New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland has begun a three-day lockdown following the discovery of three unexplained coronavirus cases in the community. Health officials say the cases are of the more contagious variant first found in Britain and that genome testing hadn’t linked them to any previous known cases. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the lockdown after an urgent meeting with other top lawmakers in the Cabinet. She says they decided to take a ...
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The Latest: COVID cases fall in California, but deaths high

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The rates of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations continue to fall across California, but the state’s death toll remains persistently high. California on Sunday reported another 408 deaths, bringing the total since the outbreak began to more than 46,840 — the highest in the nation. Despite the grim death count, health officials are confident that California is emerging from its worst surge of the pandemic. The number of patients in hospitals with ...
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The Latest: Italy keeps ski slopes closed, a blow to tourism

By The Associated Press ROME — On the eve of what was supposed to finally be the much-delayed opening of Italy’s ski slopes, the government yanked permission because high circulation of a coronavirus variant. Health Minister Roberto Speranza’s ordinance on Sunday forbidding amateur skiing at least until March 5 effectively kills hopes of ski lift operators and resort owners to salvage at least some of the season. The ministry noted that analyses of virus samples indicate that a variant found in ...
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The Latest: Mexico targets remote elderly with new shots

By The Associated Press Mexico received a shipment of 870,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses from a plant in India Sunday and laid out plans to vaccinate elderly people in the country’s poorest, most remote areas first. Mexico has so far used Pfizer shots to vaccinate frontline health workers, but has nearly run out of those. So the government will start applying its first doses of the AstraZeneca shot, which it purchased at $4 each. Critics say it would be quicker and more efficient to start vaccina...
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The Latest: UK study finds new variant may be more deadly

By The Associated Press LONDON — U.K. government scientific advisers say the COVID-19 variant now predominant in the country may be up to 70% more deadly than previous variants, underscoring concerns about how mutations may change the characteristics of the disease. The findings from the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group, published Friday on the government’s website, build on preliminary research released Jan. 21. The group includes experts from universities and public ag...
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Boris Johnson 'optimistic' about easing some England lockdown measures

Prime minister says priority is to reopen schools on 8 March once 15m in priority groups vaccinatedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson has said he is optimistic about announcing the easing of some lockdown measures soon as the government nears its target of offering vaccines to 15 million people in priority groups.Speaking on Saturday at a visit to the Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies plant in Billingham, Teesside, where the new Novavax vaccine will be manu...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Schools, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Novavax, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, Coronavirus, Billingham Teesside


Johnson & Johnson vaccines could arrive in South Africa next week

We spoke to experts, looked at the data and relistened to the health department’s briefings to break down the revised roll-out plan The post Johnson & Johnson vaccines could arrive in South Africa next week appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Fauci explains why you should keep wearing a face mask after receiving a COVID-19 shot

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on June 30, 2020. Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images People should keep wearing masks after getting a COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday. "We do not have enough data to be able to say with confidence vaccines can prevent transmission," Fauci said. People who have received their vaccines in trials are being followed up to figure this out. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories...
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Coronavirus live news: Von der Leyen says UK vaccine rollout is 'speedboat' compared with EU's big ship

EU commission president says EU should have thought more of vaccine production challenges; US records 40,000 deaths in two weeksVon der Leyen: UK is Covid vaccine ‘speedboat’ while EU is ‘tanker’UK minister defends quarantine hotel delayJohnson & Johnson asks FDA to approve world’s first single-dose vaccineUK coronavirus updates - live See all our coronavirus coverage 9.30am GMT People over the age of 70 in Ireland will be given Covid-19 vaccinations at large doctors’ practices, primary care...
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Coronavirus live news: UK accused of being too slow on quarantine hotels; Mexico runs out of vaccines

US records 40,000 deaths in two weeks; Mexico runs out of vaccine supplies; French PM defends slow vaccine rolloutUK sets 15 February start date for hotel quarantine measuresJohnson & Johnson asks FDA to approve world’s first single-dose vaccineSweden and Denmark plan digital vaccine certificates for travelGerman minister criticises Von der Leyen over vaccines ‘disgrace’See all our coronavirus coverage 8.29am GMT Decisions to re-open sectors of British society again will be based on “what is...
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Coronavirus live news: Johnson & Johnson applies for vaccine clearance in US; South Korea passes 80,000 cases

US records 40,000 deaths in two weeks; Mexico runs out of vaccine; French PM defends slow vaccine rollout. Follow latest updatesSweden and Denmark plan digital vaccine certificates for travelGerman minister criticises Von der Leyen over vaccines ‘disgrace’UK minister:restrictions should stay until cases fall to 1,000 a dayAbout 4,000 Covid variants across world, says UK ministerSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.46am GMT Panama’s government is seeking 3m doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine f...
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