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CDC data confirms J&J is the worst-performing COVID-19 vaccine in the US - but being unvaccinated is far more dangerous

Johnson & Johnson's one shot COVID-19 vaccine isn't performing as well as two shot mRNA vaccines. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The CDC has released data breaking down COVID-19 cases and deaths by vaccination status, as well as vaccine brand. The data shows "firstly, the vaccines work," an independent immunologist said. But it also suggests that Moderna's vaccine has an edge, and J&J's probably needs a boost. Two COVID-19 shots work better than on...
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New face

I mentioned in this space the other day that “personal distractions” were among the things that had kept me from posting for three weeks. The main one is the fact that I have fallen in love.  The woman in question is Cheril Mulligan, a theater-and-film buff from and lifelong resident of Long Island. We became acquainted through Twitter, on which she tweets under a pseudonym, and “Three on the Aisle,” the theatrical podcast that I do with Peter Marks and Elisabeth Vincentelli. We got to k...
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CBS13 Poll: Kids 5-11 Being Vaccinated

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Fauci: COVID vaccines for younger children could be authorized sometime this fall

Updated: 14 SEP 21 18:22 ET By Madeline Holcombe, Holly Yan and Christina Maxouris, CNN (CNN) — Covid-19 vaccines for children between the ages of 5 and 11 could get the green light from the US Food and Drug Administration sometime this fall, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. “If you look at the studies that we at the (National Institutes of Health) are doing in collaboration with the pharmaceutical companies, there will be enough data to apply for an emergency use authorization both by Pfizer, a littl...
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2 top FDA officials resigned over the Biden administration's booster-shot plan, saying it insisted on the policy before the agency approved it, reports say

President Joe Biden. AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta The FDA announced the resignations of Marion Gruber and Philip Krause on Tuesday. The pair lead the FDA office in charge of approving vaccines. Politico and Endpoints reported that the pair left in frustration over Biden's COVID booster plan. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Food and Drug Administration announced the resignations of two top vaccine officials on Tuesday, and reports said the two were leaving the agency i...
Tags: Politics, Science, Cdc, White House, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, National Institutes of Health, Fda, Vaccines, Biden, Gruber, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, US Food and Drug Administration, Krause


White House May Be Clashing With CDC and FDA Experts Over Covid-19 Booster Shots

There appears to be growing tension between the Biden administration and at least some people affiliated with public health agencies over recommending covid-19 booster shots for all next month. Two senior officials with the Food and Drug Administration are leaving, reportedly in part due to the White House’s decision…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Cdc, White House, Medical Research, Food And Drug Administration, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Clinical Trials, Beth Bell, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Peter Marks


FDA does not recommend 'taking things into your own hands' regarding Covid-19 vaccine boosters, says top agency official

Dr. Peter Marks, director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the US Food and Drug Administration, said on Tuesday that the "FDA does not recommend taking things into your own hands" regarding Covid-19 vaccine booster shots.
Tags: Cnn, Fda, US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Peter Marks, COVID


Gov. Brian Kemp suggested Biden is at fault for Georgia's COVID-19 vaccination rate, which remains one of the lowest in the US

Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia. AP Photo/John Bazemore Gov. Brian Kemp called out Biden for not working harder to push the FDA to fully approve COVID-19 vaccines. The governor pointed to the vaccine emergency authorization to explain some of the hesitation. Kemp was also critical of the CDC's new guidance on mask-wearing among vaccinated people. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia on Thursday attempted to shift blame to President Joe Biden for th...
Tags: Politics, Cdc, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Fda, Associated Press, Pfizer, Biden, The Washington Post, Trump, Food and Drug Administration FDA, Kemp, Centers for Disease Control CDC


How Broadway Is Working COVID Safety Into All Its Operations

Actors’ Equity is requiring vaccinations. COVID safety officers are being added to production teams, and a leading epidemiologist has been hired to train them. Peter Marks looks into how the new measures are being put into practice. – The Washington Post
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Behind the historic US vaccine effort is FDA's Peter Marks. The job is 'not for the faint of heart.'

The FDA's Dr. Peter Marks has played a key role in nearly every major vaccine-related decision since the United States' COVID-19 outbreak began.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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The FDA approved a controversial, $56,000-a-year Alzheimer's drug despite opposition inside the agency, internal memos show

Atthapon Raksthaput/Shutterstock The approval of Biogen's new Alzheimer's drug has been widely debated and led regulatory three advisors to resign. New documents show that FDA experts were divided on the drug. Two of the people involved in reviewing the drug said hadn't been shown to slow down the disease. See more stories on Insider's business page. Regulatory advisors and Alzheimer's disease experts have decried the approval of a controversial new treatment since it...
Tags: America, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Alzheimer, Biogen, Massie, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Peter Stein, Peter Marks, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Allison DeAngelis, Patrizia Cavazzoni, Aduhelm, Sylva Collins, Tristan Massie


THE 600-WORD INTERVIEW: The guy who saved Healthcare.gov, and just helped Biden get 150 million Americans vaccinated, explains why we shouldn't just pay people to take the vaccine

Andy Slavitt, the head of President Biden's vaccine rollout and former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Shari L. Gross/Star Tribune/Getty Images Andy Slavitt saved Healthcare.gov, ran Medicare and Medicaid, and headed up Biden's vaccine rollout. He says vaccine-hesitant people don't want to hear from the government. He says we can prevent pandemics if we're less selfish and don't politicize the science. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Politics, Science, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Medicare, Fda, Vaccines, Biden, Donald Trump, Medicaid, Trump, Centers for Medicare, Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Andy Slavitt


One year or 5? Doctors and drug companies increasingly disagree about when we'll need COVID-19 booster shots

Marianne Ayala/Insider Booster shots may not be medically necessary for another one to five years, disease experts wager. But pharmaceutical companies are prepping to distribute boosters to the US before the end of 2021. In either case, boosters probably won't require the same urgency as initial vaccines do. See more stories on Insider's business page. The next vaccine race is underway - this time for booster shots.Leading vaccine developers, including Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, UPS, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Philadelphia, Goldman Sachs, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cornell University


Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, answered

Here are some answers to your booster shot questions. Francis Scialabba Hello! This story is from today's edition of Morning Brew, an awesome daily email read by 2.9 million next-generation leaders like you. Sign up here to get it!So you've got your vaccination card nicely laminated and hanging on your office wall. Should you make room for another one? Here are some answers to your booster shot questions...Will I need to get a booster shot for COVID-19? Probably, but scientists aren...
Tags: Science, China, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Fda, Vaccines, Bahrain, Mideast, Morning Brew, Moderna, Peter Marks, COVID-19, Covid Vaccine, Francis Scialabba


UK nightclubs are set to open for the first time in over a year, some without any COVID-19 safety measures. Venues can't wait - but some fear a virus surge among young people.

Live-music venues in England are expected to be able to operate at full capacity in late June without COVID-19 safety measures in place. Ollie Millington/Getty Images England plans to allow bars, clubs, and pubs to operate at full capacity starting June 21. Venues say visitors are raring to return - but health experts warn this could cause another surge. People in the industry say lockdowns have drained their wallets and left workers struggling. See more stories on Insider's business p...
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Newsom’s vaccination cash giveaway

If you thought Gov. Gavin Newsom looked like a game show host before, you should see him now, handing out cash and prizes at vaccination sites around the state. It’s part of the state’s new “Vax for the Win” program. That’s really what they’re calling it. The state website reads like the script for a Publishers Clearing House commercial. “Listen up! Get vaccinated as soon as possible to be eligible for a $50 incentive card and other cash prizes,” the website announces. “Ten winners will be selec...
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Children ages 12 to 15 could start getting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine as soon as Thursday, FDA official says

A pharmacist preparing the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Jessica Hill/AP Photo US children as young as 12 could get COVID-19 vaccines as soon as Thursday, an FDA official said. The FDA authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech shot for 12- to 15-year-olds on Monday. The CDC is expected to rule on the shot Wednesday, meaning vaccinations could start Thursday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Children ages 12 to 15 could be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine as early as Thursday, a US...
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FDA to convene virtual meeting to discuss pediatric use of COVID-19 vaccines

The following quote is attributed to Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.
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FDA Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine For Use In Children 12 To 15

(CNN/CBS13) – The US Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to include people ages 12 to 15. This is the first coronavirus vaccine in the United States authorized for use in younger teens and adolescents; the vaccine had previously been authorized for people age 16 and older. Vaccines from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are authorized for use in people age 18 and older. To support the extended use, the FDA reviewed data submitted by...
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Johnson & Johnson asked other drugmakers to help it study blood-clot risks, and Moderna and Pfizer declined, report says

A syringe in front of Johnson & Johnson's logo. Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images J&J asked Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca to join a study into the potential risk of blood clots, The Wall Street Journal reported. Only AstraZeneca agreed, The Journal reported Friday. Pfizer and Moderna execs reportedly said their vaccines were safe. See more stories on Insider's business page. Johnson & Johnson privately contacted other drugmakers producing COVID-19 vaccine...
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What You Need to Know About the J&J Vaccine Blood Clot Risk [Updated]

At least six people out of over 6 million who have received the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID vaccine have developed a rare type of blood clot. As a result, the FDA and CDC have announced a pause in the use of this vaccine. The pause is likely to last at least another week.Read more...
Tags: Medicine, Cdc, Medical Research, Astrazeneca, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Lifehacks, Clinical Trials, Janssen, Moderna, Peter Marks, Health Sciences, Drug Safety, Megan Ranney, Covid 19


The AstraZeneca and J&J vaccines share the same technology. It could explain why both have possible links to rare blood clots.

Nurse Elizabeth Johnson administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Mendez in Reading, Pennsylvania. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine may be linked to a type of rare blood clot in the brain. The same type of clot might also be associated with J&J's shot, but regulators aren't sure yet. Experts wonder whether the clotting issues are related, since both shots use the same technology. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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You are more likely to get a blood clot on birth-control pills than from the J&J vaccine - but not the same type of clot

A woman receives a Johnson & Johnson vaccine from nurse Gina Reed at a vaccination center at the Hilton Chicago O'Hare Airport Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, on March 5, 2021. Kamil Krzaczynski/AFP via Getty Images The CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the rollout of J&J's COVID-19 vaccine. Of the 6.8 million Americans who got the shot, six women are known to have developed blood clots. Blood clots linked to birth-control pills are more common than that, but they're typical...
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LA County to temporarily halt J&J vaccine following national recommendation

Public health officials in Los Angeles County will stop administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after reports that six women from the ages of 18 to 48 developed unusual blot clots. The pause was recommended by both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday, April 13. L.A. County public health officials said in a statement Tuesday that they would follow the advice out of an abundance of caution. Long Beach and Pasadena, which both have...
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Johnson & Johnson is having a very bad month - but fears of blood clots and other negative reactions are likely overblown

Nurse Elizabeth Johnson administers a COVID-19 vaccine to Melissa Mendez in Reading, Pennsylvania. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images US regulators on Tuesday recommended an immediate pause of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine rollout. Six women have developed rare blood clots following J&J's shot, but experts aren't worried yet. J&J has also encountered manufacturing snafus and reports of fainting at vaccination sites. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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The US is pausing the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine rollout, citing concerns over rare blood clots

A nurse loading a syringe with a dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The CDC and the FDA have recommended pausing the rollout of J&J's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. They cited an "abundance of caution" related to six cases of blood clots in people who got the shot. The US has administered 6.8 million doses of the vaccine so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US is putting an immediate pause on ...
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The US is pausing the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine rollout, citing the risk of rare blood clots

A nurse loading a syringe with a dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The CDC and the FDA have recommended pausing the rollout of J&J's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. They cited an "abundance of caution" related to six cases of blood clots in people who got the shot. The US has administered 6.8 million doses of the vaccine so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US is putting an immediate pause on ...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Georgia, European Union, Speed, Healthcare, News UK, Food And Drug Administration, Astrazeneca


What You Need to Know About the J&J Vaccine Blood Clot Risk

Six people, out of over 6 million who have received the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID vaccine, have developed a rare type of blood clot. As a result, the FDA and CDC have announced a pause in the use of this vaccine. The pause is likely to last just a few days. Read more...
Tags: Medicine, Cdc, Medical Research, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Lifehacks, Johnson, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Moderna, Peter Marks, Health Sciences, Janet Woodcock


CDC and FDA recommend US pause use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over rare blood clots

By Elizabeth Cohen and Jacqueline Howard | CNN The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending that the United States pause the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over six reported US cases of a “rare and severe” type of blood clot. The six reported cases were among more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered in the United States. All six cases occurred among women between the ages of 18 and 48, an...
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CDC and FDA recommend US pause use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over blood clot concerns

By Ben Tinker and Elizabeth Cohen | CNN The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending that the United States pause the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over six reported US cases of a “rare and severe” type of blood clot. The six reported cases were among more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered in the United States. All six cases occurred among women ages of 18 and 48, and symptoms occurred...
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