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Johnson & Johnson vaccine risk-benefit ratio remains "positive," says EMA
The EMA established "a possible link" between the vaccine and registered cases of blood clots, which should be included as "very rare side effects".
Congressional investigation launched into Emergent BioSolutions' federal vaccine contracts
Congressional investigators have requested top executives from Emergent BioSolutions testify before the Select Subcommittee.
EU regulator finds possible blood clot link with J&J vaccine, but says benefits outweigh risks
The European Medicines Agency said Tuesday the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has possible links to rare blood clot incidents, but reiterated that its benefits still outweighed the risks.
Netflix will spend $17 billion on content this year as pandemic restrictions loosen and production resumes
Netflix is grappling with a dip in content after production was stalled due to pandemic-driven delays in 2020.
Travellers to France from four countries hit with new restrictions
New arrivals from Argentina, Chile, South Africa and Brazil must adhere to strict new guidelines that will come into force next Saturday, including a 10-day home quarantine.
Europe should be open to Russia's Sputnik V shot amid 'Pfizer monopoly,' vaccine backer says
Europe should be open to taking up and using Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, according to Kirill Dmitriev, the chief executive of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, amid what he described as a “Pfizer monopoly” across the region.
US "Very Closely" Tracking Course Of COVID-19 Outbreak In India: Official
"There are protocols in place, requiring testing for international travel," US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement on Tuesday.
Half of U.S. adults have received at least one Covid shot in milestone for vaccination campaign
More than 129 million people ages 18 and older have received at least one vaccine shot, or 50.4% of the total adult population.
Fauci says U.S. will likely resume use of J&J Covid vaccine with a warning or restriction
Health regulators have asked states to temporarily halt J&J's single-dose shot after reports of six cases of rare brain blood clots in women.
As Invitations Arrive - Wedding Guest Dresses to Shop Now
Shop the best dresses to wear to ceremonies by the sea, backyard nuptials, and more.
9,079 first doses of Astrazeneca vaccine administered safely in the BVI
The British Virgin Islands is reporting that 9,079 first doses of the AstraZeneca Vaccine were safely administered as COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue.
'Drag racing stadium' could be built @ Beef Island- Premier
The Government of the Virgin Islands is advancing talks for the ‘Hung Land’ at Beef Island to expand the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport and perhaps add a drag racing stadium.
Higher risk of blood clots from COVID-19 than AstraZeneca vaccine– Dr Pickering
Medical doctor and former Deputy Premier in the Virgin Islands, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has once again urged the Virgin Islands (VI) to get vaccinated, declaring that the incidents of blood clots by the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines are so...
More businesses granting incentives to those who vaccinate
Premier Andrew Fahie said more businesses are deciding to grant incentives to the public as part of a government initiative to encourage more persons to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
Shanghai Offers a Hopeful Glimpse of Post-Pandemic Fashion Weeks
Shanghai Fashion Week just wrapped with 100 in-person shows and a newly energized consumer base.
Israel removes mandatory outdoor mask use – another step towards normality
Masks do not completely disappear in Israel: they are still mandatory indoors, and Health recommends using them in large gatherings as well.
AstraZeneca Could Have Vaccine Against South African Variant By End-2021: Report
AstraZeneca's Austria country manager, told the Kurier newspaper that studies, so far, indicating the existing AstraZeneca vaccine was less effective against the more infectious variant first documented in South Africa were "too small to...
Over a year and $85bn later, US spies still don’t know ‘where, when or how’ Covid-19 hit the world – but it ‘could've been a lab’
The question of how SARS-CoV-2 came to wreak havoc on the planet is one many have asked but none, so far, have answered. The truth is out there, but the very people on the case could have every reason to ensure it doesn’t emerge.
Reopening verdict: 'It was 'buzzing, chaotic and crazy'
On Monday morning, many business owners across the country nervously flipped signs from 'closed' to 'open'.
U.S. to spend $1.7 billion tracking Covid variants as dangerous new strains make up half of all cases
The funds will be used to help improve the detection, monitoring and mitigation of "new and potentially dangerous strains," the White House said.
Covid infection rate is approaching highest level ever, WHO chief warns
The head of the World Health Organization said Friday that an alarming rise in Covid cases has pushed global infections toward their highest level in the pandemic.
Hammerson: Shopping centre giant slashes rents in revival bid
Hammerson, owner of Birmingham's Bullring, is to cut rents for its retail tenants by 30% as it aims to recover from a year of lockdowns.
US officials may need 2 weeks or more to determine if Johnson & Johnson's vaccine causes rare blood clots
The CDC still might not have enough data to evaluate a blood clot link by its Friday meeting, two senior health officials told Politico.
9,079 first dose of AstraZeneca jabs administered in VI – Hon Malone
Some 9,079 first doses of the AstraZeneca Vaccine were safely administered as COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue in the Virgin Islands (VI) according to Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL).
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