• The US government is blocking states from ordering Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine so they can clear their backlog of unused doses

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    A clinical trial volunteer participates in Johnson & Johnson's study to test a coronavirus vaccine.
    The government has blocked any shipments of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine, health officials told the WSJ.
    States already have stockpiles of the single-dose J&J shot, and vaccination rates are falling.
    Millions of J&J vaccines are due to expire this month.
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    The US government is stopping orders of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines so states can try to use up stockpiled doses as vaccination rates drop, the Wall Street Journal reported on...
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  • 2 people tested positive for COVID-19 on a cruise ship which operators boasted was 95% vaccinated

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Celebrity Millennium in 2013.
    Felix Wong/South China Morning Post via Getty Images
    Two passengers on the Celebrity Millennium cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus.
    The operator said before launch that at least 95% of passengers would be vaccinated.
    The passengers are asymptomatic and isolated from others, the operator said.
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    Two people on a cruise ship tested positive for COVID-19, even after operators said it would only sail with at least 95% of people on board vaccinated. The Royal Caribbean Group said in a statement on Thursday...
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