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White House says Johnson & Johnson pause 'will not have a significant impact on our vaccination plan'

The first boxes of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are loaded into a box for shipment from the McKesson facility in Shepherdsville, Kentucky on March 1, 2021. Timothy Easley/AFP via Getty Images The White House released a statement about the recommended pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients said it won't have a "significant impact." He said that the US has enough Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to provide doses to people. See m...
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Manufacturer that ruined 15 million Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses once got a $163 million federal contract to improve its facility: NYT

The first boxes of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are loaded into a box for shipment from the McKesson facility in Shepherdsville, Kentucky on March 1, 2021. Timothy Easley/AFP via Getty Images A Baltimore factory that ruined 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine was once given a $163 million federal contract to improve its facility, The federal government first invested in the Emergent BioSolutions, a biotech firm that's known for producing anthrax vaccine...
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How COVID-19 vaccine gets from the manufacturer to your arm — and why it’s taking so long

Still waiting for your coronavirus shot? Let’s just say the country’s vaccine pipeline has been suffering a few clogs. Yes, we’re all frustrated. And that includes Desi Kotis, chief pharmacy executive at UC San Francisco Health. She has been helping lead UCSF Health’s vaccine distribution program and insists they are just itching to get a shot into everyone’s arm if it wasn’t for the three ugliest words in the vaccine world these days: lack of supply. “There’s no rhyme or reason to how vaccine i...
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Company involved in 15 million discarded doses of the J&J vaccine has history of quality control violations

Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine is delivered as a single shot, while both Pfizer and Moderna's require two jabs. Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images One of the companies producing the J&J vaccine has a history of quality control violations, AP reported. Emergent Biosolutions was cited by the FDA on quality control issues, including mold and cracked vials. The company is at the center of the mix-up that led to 15 million discarded doses of the vaccine o...
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Emergent BioSolutions tumbles 14% after J&J says it spoiled 15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

The first boxes of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are loaded into a box for shipment from the McKesson facility in Shepherdsville, Kentucky on March 1, 2021. Timothy Easley/AFP via Getty Images Shares of Emergent BioSolutions tumbled 14% after it spoiled Johnson & Johnson vaccines. According to The New York Times, the spoilage that affected 15 million vaccine doses was due to human error. The contract manufacturer produces both the J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines, which the NYT repo...
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Emergent BioSolutions tumbles 7% after J&J says it spoiled 15 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

The first boxes of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are loaded into a box for shipment from the McKesson facility in Shepherdsville, Kentucky on March 1, 2021. Timothy Easley/AFP via Getty Images Shares of Emergent BioSolutions tumbled in premarket hours after it spoiled Johnson & Johnson vaccines. According to The New York Times, the spoilage that affected 15 million vaccine doses was due to human error. The contract manufacturer produces both the J&J and AstraZeneca vaccines, wh...
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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. ...
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McKesson Begins Distribution of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine

(Reuters) - U.S. drug distributor McKesson Corp said on Monday it had begun distribution of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine.The vaccine...
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CEOs like Google's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are among the most overpaid CEOs, according to a new report

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a developers conference. REUTERS/Stephen Lam As You Sow has released its seventh annual report detailing the 100 most overpaid CEOs. The top 30 CEOs on the list includes Alphabet's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella. Nine companies have made the list every year, including Walt Disney, Goldman Sachs, and IBM. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. CEOs like Alphabet's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are among the t...
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Just 1% of Californians immunized amid slow COVID-19 vaccine rollout

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE | The Associated Press SACRAMENTO  — Distribution hiccups and logistical challenges have slowed the initial coronavirus vaccine rollout in California, setting a pace that’s “not good enough,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said. The state is trying to execute the massive immunization campaign “with a sense of urgency that is required of this moment and the urgency that people demand,” but so far only about 1% of California’s 40 million residents have been vaccinated, the Democratic govern...
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Only 1% Of Californians Immunized Amid Slow Vaccine Rollout

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — Distribution hiccups and logistical challenges have slowed the initial coronavirus vaccine rollout in California, setting a pace that’s “not good enough,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said. The state is trying to execute the massive immunization campaign “with a sense of urgency that is required of this moment and the urgency that people demand,” but so far only about 1% of California’s 40 million residents have been vaccinated, the Democratic governor said. According to the...
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How to invest in healthcare, a massive market sector that offers unparalleled diversification for portfolios

The highly diversified healthcare sector ranges from biotech and drug companies to insurers and pharmacies. Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images The size and variety of the healthcare sector make it suitable for almost any investor building a diversified portfolio. Healthcare stocks fall into six categories: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical equipment, sales, insurance, and facilities. While the healthcare industry has good growth prospects and is often economy-proof, it also carries ...
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'It's going to get much uglier': The US is not prepared for the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

Seniors and first responders wait in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at the Lakes Regional Library on December 30, 2020 in Fort Myers, Florida. Octavio Jones/Getty Images The US coronavirus vaccine rollout is off to a slow start as states struggle with logistical challenges. Public-health experts worry the next round of vaccinations, for the elderly and essential workers, will be even more chaotic.  Several state health departments told Business Insider they are still sorting out the lo...
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Medical center says employee 'intentionally' removed 57 vials of Moderna vaccine from fridge. The individual has been arrested, according to officials.

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine being loaded into a truck for shipping at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi, on December 20. AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool In a press release issued Wednesday night, Aurora Health said an employee at its Grifton, Wisconsin, clinic voluntarily removed hundreds of vaccine doses from refrigeration and was fired for doing so. Over the weekend, Aurora initially said the incident was a matter of human error, but it issued a n...
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'Companies Are Fleeing California. Blame Bad Government.'

Bloomberg Editorial Board: Amid raging wildfires, rolling blackouts and a worsening coronavirus outbreak, it has not been a great year for California. Unfortunately, the state is also reeling from a manmade disaster: an exodus of thriving companies to other states. In just the past few months, Hewlett Packard Enterprise said it was leaving for Houston. Oracle said it would decamp for Austin. Palantir, Charles Schwab and McKesson are all bound for greener pastures. No less an information-age avat...
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Only 2.8 million Americans have received COVID-19 vaccines, far short of the Trump administration's goal to reach 20 million by year's end

President Donald Trump speaks during an "Operation Warp Speed Vaccine Summit" on the White House complex, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, in Washington. Evan Vucci/Associated Press The US is nowhere close to meeting the Trump administration's goal of vaccinating 20 million people by the end of 2020. In the absence of clear federal guidance, the vaccine rollout has devolved into a patchwork response that varies by state, experts say. Many health departments are struggling to vaccinate people as coro...
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Medical center says employee 'intentionally' removed 57 vials of Moderna vaccine from fridge. Local police says FDA and FBI helping investigate.

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are loaded into a truck for shipping at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Miss., Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool In a press release issued Wednesday night, Aurora Health said that an employee at their Grifton, Wisconsin, clinic voluntarily removed dozens of vaccines from refrigeration and was fired for doing so. Over the weekend, Aurora initially said the incident was a matter of human error, but issued a new s...
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The Trump administration will fall far short of its goal to start vaccinating 20 million Americans by year's end, as logistical challenges stack up for states

Technicians sort doses of the Pfizer vaccine at the Virginia Hospital Center on December 16, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Win McNamee/Getty Images The US is nowhere close to meeting the Trump administration's goal of vaccinating 20 million people by the end of 2020. In the absence of clear federal guidance, the vaccine rollout has devolved into a patchwork response that varies by state, experts say. Many health departments are struggling to vaccinate people as coronavirus cases soar in mos...
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Moderna is giving its entire workforce - and their families - the COVID shot. Pfizer is making its workers wait their turn.

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are moved to the loading dock for shipping at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Miss., Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool Moderna announced on Tuesday that many of its 1,200 employees, contractors, and board members could be prioritized for its vaccine. The company clarified that those doses would not interfere with the national stockpile, and the company would pay for them. Pfizer signaled it would not prioritize...
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Moderna's board members and adults in their households will be among first in line to take their vaccine

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are moved to the loading dock for shipping at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Miss., Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool Moderna announced on Tuesday that many of its 1,200 employees, contractors, and board members could be prioritized for its vaccine. The company clarified that those doses would not interfere with the national stockpile. Moderna also stated that the internal vaccination of staff and board member...
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Photos show the first batches of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine being packaged and shipped across the US

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped. AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool The Food and Drug Administration on Friday granted an emergency use authorization for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by the biotech firm Moderna and the US National Institutes of Health. The two-shot Moderna/NIH vaccine was approximately 94.5% effective at preventing COVID-19 in a large clinical trial. The FDA last week issued the same authorization for the vaccine created by Pfizer and Bio...
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First Moderna COVID-19 vaccines roll out of distribution center in Mississippi

The vaccines were prepared for shipments at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Miss.         [Author: Wochit]
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Vaccine Officials Contradict Azar On When It Will Be Available To Wider Public

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has been offering a rosy timeframe for when the COVID-19 vaccine will be widely available, but other officials working on the Pentagon-led effort to speed the virus to the public are now presenting a less optimistic forecast. In remarks Thursday, officials from the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed projected that the COVID-19 vaccine would not begin to be widely available until late spring or summer. The remarks by officials involved in ...
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US plans to ship 6 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine straight after the FDA authorizes it - double its initial shipment of Pfizer's shot

Gen. Gustave Perna, the chief operating officer for the Defense Department's Operation Warp Speed, at a White House coronavirus press briefing. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The US plans to ship 6 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine once it is authorized for emergency use, the head of logistics for the government's vaccine initiative said during a press briefing Monday. This would be double the US's initial shipment of Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine. "The difference in quantities...
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First woman of color elector in Nebraska casts Electoral College vote for Joe Biden

Precious McKesson, the first woman of color to serve as an elector in Nebraska, cast the 2nd Congressional District's vote for President elect-Joe Biden.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Will Start Arriving In States On Monday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in states Monday morning, U.S. officials said Saturday, after the government gave the final go-ahead to the shots needed to end an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans. Trucks will roll out Sunday morning as shipping companies UPS and FedEx begin delivering Pfizer’s vaccine to nearly 150 distribution centers across the states, said Army Gen. Gustave Perna of Operation Warp Speed, the Trump administration’s ...
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States will start getting COVID vaccine on Monday

By MATTHEW PERRONE, MIKE STOBBE and MARK SCOLFORO | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine will begin arriving in states Monday morning, U.S. officials said Saturday, after the government gave the final go-ahead to the shots needed to end an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans. Trucks will roll out Sunday morning as shipping companies UPS and FedEx begin delivering Pfizer’s vaccine to nearly 150 distribution centers across the states, said Army Gen. Gusta...
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The biggest nursing home chain in the US is sounding off about a potentially messy COVID-19 vaccine rollout for seniors, as a patchwork of state vaccination plans emerges

A nurse prepares to inject staff with the Pfizer/BioNtech covid-19 vaccine at Bradley Manor residential care home in Belfast on December 9, 2020. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images Under a federal program, pharmacy giants CVS Health and Walgreens will give COVID-19 vaccines to residents and staff at more than 50,000 long-term care facilities.  Dr. Richard Feifer, chief medical officer of the country's largest nursing home operator, Genesis HealthCare, sounded off about West Virginia'...
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The biggest nursing-home chain in the US is sounding off about a potentially messy COVID-19 vaccine rollout as a patchwork of state vaccination plans emerges

A nurse preparing a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a residential care home. Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images Under a federal program, the pharmacy giants CVS Health and Walgreens plan to give COVID-19 vaccines to residents and staff members at more than 50,000 long-term care facilities. Dr. Richard Feifer, the chief medical officer of the country's largest nursing-home operator, Genesis HealthCare, sounded off about West Virginia's decision to devise its own strategy for vacci...
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WH COVID Officials Dispute Biden’s Claim Of ‘No Detailed Plan’ On Vaccine Rollout

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser of Operation Warp Speed, and HHS secretary Alex Azar on Sunday pushed back on President-elect Joe Biden’s claim that “there is no detailed plan” on COVID-19 vaccine distribution. On Friday, Biden said at an event in Wilmington, Delaware that the Trump administration had shared information with his transition team about distributing a vaccine to various states, but that his team had not seen a “detailed plan.” “There is no detailed plan that we’ve seen, anyway, ...
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