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CDC says vaccinated people can hug and gather indoors without masks

Jytte Margrete Frederiksen, 83, was one of the first Danes to be vaccinated against COVID-19, on December 27, 2020. Mads Claus Rasmussen/AFP via Getty Images The CDC released its first guidance for fully vaccinated people on Monday. Fully vaccinated people can visit unvaccinated family members from a single household indoors, provided no one who's unvaccinated is "at risk of severe COVID-19." The guidance only pertains to people who've given their shots several weeks to take effect. Visit ...
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US officials believe Russia launched a disinformation campaign against the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to boost the status of its own: Report

Oil markets surged in the hours after Pfizer announced positive results from its coronavirus vaccine study. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Russian intelligence is sowing disinformation about the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, the WSJ reported. Four foreign-owned outlets are disseminating info that questions the Pfizer vaccine's efficacy and safety. US intelligence believes this effort to undermine Pfizer is a way to bolster Russia's vaccine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Russian...
Tags: Politics, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Who, National Security, Fda, Pfizer, State Department, Kremlin


Russian intelligence has reportedly launched a disinformation campaign attacking the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Oil markets surged in the hours after Pfizer announced positive results from its coronavirus vaccine study. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Russian intelligence is sowing disinformation about the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, the WSJ reported. Four foreign-owned outlets are disseminating info that questions the Pfizer vaccine's efficacy and safety. US intelligence believes this effort to undermine Pfizer is a way to bolster Russia's vaccine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Russian...
Tags: Politics, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Who, National Security, Fda, Pfizer, State Department, Kremlin


Analysis: Detroit's mayor and Covid vaccine roulette

Detroit's Democratic mayor, Mike Duggan, caused a major headache for the White House and public health officials when he declined an allotment of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for his city, arguing that Detroiters would be better off for now with Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.
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Detroit's mayor and Covid vaccine roulette

Detroit's Democratic mayor, Mike Duggan, caused a major headache for the White House and public health officials when he declined an allotment of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for his city, arguing that Detroiters would be better off for now with Moderna and Pfizer vaccines.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Pfizer, Detroit, Mike Duggan, Johnson Johnson, Moderna


Detroit's mayor reportedly said J&J's vaccines aren't as good, so he said declined the city's first shipment

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. AP Detroit's mayor said no to an initial shipment of Johnson & Johnson vaccines, CNBC reported. He reportedly said Detroit had enough supply and it would introduce the single-shot vaccine later. 11.3 % of Detroit's population is currently vaccinated against COVID-19.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Detroit's mayor, Mike Duggan, said in a press briefing on Thursday that he would not accept a first-time shipment of Johnson & Johnson's singl...
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Detroit mayor declines Johnson & Johnson allotment, saying the other vaccines are better

By Ganesh Setty | CNN Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan declined an initial allocation of the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine this week even as nationwide demand continues to outpace available supply. Duggan, a Democrat who has been mayor since 2014, said he turned down the shipment because the city is able to meet current demand with its supply of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines — even as his administration expanded vaccine eligibility Thursday to residents ages 50 and old...
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Global vaccine confidence grows as side effect worries fade

By Kate Kelland | Reuters LONDON – Confidence in COVID-19 vaccines is growing, with people’s willingness to have the shots increasing as they are rolled out across the world and concerns about possible side effects are fading, a 14-country survey showed on Friday. Co-led by Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) and the polling firm YouGov, the survey found trust in COVID-19 vaccines had risen in nine out of 14 countries covered, including France, Japan and Singap...
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Psaki refuses to praise Trump's role in vaccine distribution plan: 'I don't think anyone deserves credit when half a million people in the country have died'

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Thursday, March 4, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Jen Psaki on Thursday refused to praise the Trump administration for its vaccine rollout. "I don't think anyone deserves credit when half a million people in the country have died," she said. Biden announced this week that there will be enough vaccines for every American adult by the end of May. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Whit...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Monmouth University, Jen Psaki, Psaki, Pandemic, Moderna


Dr. Fauci has a stunningly simple way to explain how Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine differs from Pfizer's and Moderna's shots

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, at a White House press briefing on January 21. Alex Wong/Getty Images There are now three COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the US. Pfizer's and Moderna's are mRNA-based, while Johnson & Johnson's is an adenovirus. Dr. Anthony Fauci explained how they differ but have the same "end game." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The US now has authorized three coronavirus vacci...
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Dr. Fauci has a stunningly simple way to explain how Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine differs from Pfizer and Moderna shots

Dr Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, during a White House press briefing on January 21, 2021 in Washington. Alex Wong/Getty Images There are now 3 different COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the US. Two are mRNA-based (Pfizer, Moderna), while one is an adenovirus (Johnson & Johnson). Dr. Fauci explained how they differ in action, but said "the ultimate end game" is the same.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. ...
Tags: Science, News, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Public Health, Washington Dc, Pfizer, Johnson, Biden, Anthony Fauci, McKesson, Johnson Johnson, Fauci, Saul Loeb


Teachers and school staff should be vaccinated with at least one COVID-19 shot by month's end, President Joe Biden says

A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana. Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images Biden told states to prioritize educators in the vaccine rollout to calm fears of opening schools.  The president said teachers and school staff should receive at least one dose by the end of March. The CDC said educators don't need to receive the...
Tags: Politics, New York, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, New Jersey, Healthcare, Pfizer, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson & Johnson, Texas Georgia, Pandemic, Livingston Montana


How AstraZeneca's vaccine got mired in politics and mistrust to become Europe's least favorite shot

A vial and syringe are seen in front of the AstraZeneca logo. Reuters/Dado Ruvic Europeans are turning down the AstraZeneca vaccine, threatening the EU's path out of the pandemic. The problem flared last week, but has been months in the making. AstraZeneca and EU leaders both made mistakes that sapped public confidence. Experts and regulators say the shot is safe, and EU leaders are moving to repair the damage. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. "There is currently an ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Science, France, Scotland, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Israel, US, Trends, Eu, Ireland, South Africa, Oxford


Biden announces the US will have enough vaccines for 'every adult in America' by the end of May

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that the US will have enough vaccine doses for every American adult by the end of May.  Biden announced that two major pharmaceutical companies will work together to "expand the production" of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Bid...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, US, America, Trends, Merck, Joe Biden, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johnson Johnson, Oval Office, US Food and Drug Administration, Moderna


U.S. will be able to vaccinate all adults by end of May, Biden says

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccines for all adult Americans 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. The announcement comes as the White House looks to speed the production of the single-dose J&J vaccine and accelerate the nation’s plans to reach “herd immunity” in the U.S. and be...
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The head of the CDC warned of a 'potential 4th surge' of COVID-19 cases, despite progress with vaccine rollouts

Director of the Centers for Disease Control Rochelle Walensky speaking at a White House press briefing on March 1, 2021. White House/YouTube The US is at risk of a "potential fourth surge" of virus cases, the CDC's top official said Monday. She urged Americans to stick to CDC rules to avoid this, and warned states against easing up. The CDC gave emergency authorization to a third COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The US risks a fourth su...
Tags: Science, California, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson Johnson, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID, Rochelle Walensky


Trump privately received the coronavirus vaccine while he was president in January

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump privately received the COVID-19 vaccine in January. Multiple news outlets reported that he got the vaccine at the White House. Trump encouraged his supporters to get the shot for the first time on Sunday. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Trump received the coronavirus vaccine while he was in off...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Mike Pence, Melania Trump


Here are the false and misleading claims Donald Trump made in his CPAC speech

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Trump spoke at CPAC on Sunday in his first major speech since leaving the White House last month. The former president hinted at a 2024 run and railed against President Joe Biden. We fact-checked his false statements, including his claim that he won the 2020 presidential election. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Tr...
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Here are the false or misleading claims Donald Trump made in his CPAC speech

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Trump spoke at CPAC on Sunday in his first major speech since leaving the White House last month. The former president hinted at a 2024 run and railed against President Joe Biden. We fact-checked his false statements, including his claim that he won the 2020 presidential election. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Tr...
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US businesses that were hurt after the pandemic became politicized. Now, they're joining the effort to get Americans vaccinated.

A line to receive the vaccine at Disneyland in California. Mario Tama/Getty Images By publicly supporting the vaccine rollout, corporate America could help get more people vaccinated. Walmart, Disney, Uber, Lyft, the NFL, and others are aiding in vaccine administration and education. The Biden administration has also partnered with business groups to urge vaccines and mask-wearing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Over the last few weeks, Walmart has administered rou...
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The Latest: First US J&J vaccine doses shipping Sunday night

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states for injections starting on Tuesday. White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients announced that the entire stockpile of the newly approved single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will go out immediately. J&J will deliver about 16 million more doses by the end of March and 100 million total by the end of June. Though the new shot is easier...
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It's 'too premature' to relax COVID-19 restrictions because it could lead to a 'rebound' of cases, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks at a White House press briefing. Alex Wong/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday against the relaxation of COVID-19 protocols.  While the baseline of cases has fallen in the US, he said the too soon relaxation could lead to a "rebound."  About 70,000 new COVID-19 cases are still diagnosed each day in the US. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Dis...
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US businesses were hurt after the pandemic became politicized. Now, they're joining the effort to get Americans vaccinated.

A line to receive the vaccine at Disneyland in California. Mario Tama/Getty Images By publicly supporting the vaccine rollout, corporate America could help get more people vaccinated. Walmart, Disney, Uber, Lyft, the NFL, and others are aiding in vaccine administration and education. The Biden administration has also partnered with business groups to urge vaccines and mask-wearing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Over the last few weeks, Walmart has administered rou...
Tags: UK, New York, California, White House, Disney, US, NFL, America, Trends, Walmart, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Analysis, New York Times, The Times, Retail


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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1.1 Million Single-Dose J&J Vaccines Expected In California Over Next 3 Weeks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday said the state expects to start administering the new single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week and to receive more than 1.1 million of the shots over the next three weeks. The vaccine, still in the final federal approval process, has fewer handling restrictions than the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines now being used. Those vaccines require two doses to be fully effective and must be stored at extremely low temperatures. N...
Tags: Health, Politics, New York, California, California News, Fresno, Pfizer, Biden, Central Valley, Gavin Newsom, Johnson Johnson, Sacramento Calif, Newsom, Moderna, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine


US is getting a 3rd COVID-19 vaccine: Which one is the best?

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The nation is poised to get a third vaccine against COVID-19, but because at first glance the Johnson & Johnson shot may not be seen as equal to other options, health officials are girding for the question: Which one is best? If cleared for emergency use, the J&J vaccine would offer a one-dose option that could help speed vaccinations, tamp down a pandemic that has killed more than 500,000 people in the U.S. and stay ahead o...
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Biden tells Americans not to let their guards down as new COVID-19 variants spread

President Joe Biden speaks about US supply chains on February 24. Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden warned against COVID-19 complacency in the face of new variants.  Biden said that getting back to normal "depends on all of us." COVID-19 cases are on the decline, and vaccinations are ramping up in a race against the variants. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden warned Americans against getting complacent about COVID-19 as the threat of new variants c...
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Biden warns Americans not to let their guards down as new COVID-19 variants spread

President Joe Biden speaks on U.S. supply chains, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Washington. Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden warned against COVID-19 complacency in the face of new variants.  Biden said that getting back to normal "depends on all of us." COVID-19 cases are on the decline and vaccinations are ramping up in a race against the variants.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden warned Americans aga...
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J&J's coronavirus shot could dramatically accelerate the US vaccine rollout. Here's your new vaccination timeline.

A clinical trial volunteer participates in Johnson & Johnson's study to test a coronavirus vaccine. Janssen Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus shot could be authorized for emergency use within days. If that happens, the US could finish vaccinating priority groups in March. The US could also distribute 500 million doses by the end of June — enough to vaccinate all of its adult population. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A shot for every American. Politic...
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France admits it needs to repair the image of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine after struggling to convince people to take it

A sign in France says "all vaccinated against COVID-19" on February 8, 2021 THOMAS SAMSON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images France is embarking on an effort to persuade its people to accept the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Regulators say the vaccine is safe and effective, but its performance data has prompted some doubts. France's president, Emmanuel Macron, was among those to disparage the vaccine in the past. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. France is working to fix the d...
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