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Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine scores longer shelf life just as millions of doses were set to expire

Just as states were scrambling to administer millions of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 doses set to expire by the end of June, the FDA has swooped in to give the jabs a bit more time on the shelf. The U.S. FDA has extended the shelf life for J&J’s single-shot vaccine from three months to four and… Read More »

Atlanta activists protest over global vaccine shortage

Loading the player… “Don’t be greedy, share it with the world.” This was one of the messages community members chanted during a global vaccine access protest in Atlanta. Activists called on the Biden Administration to take more steps to share vaccines worldwide.  “Share the shot!” dozens chanted on Thursday morning outside the Sam Nunn Federal… Read More »

Biden announces international COVID-19 vaccine sharing plan

Health Politics Loading the player… The U.S. will donate 75% of its unused COVID-19 vaccines to the U.N.-backed COVAX global vaccine sharing program, President Joe Biden announced Thursday. The White House unveiled the allocation for sharing the first 25 million doses with the world. The U.S. has said it plans to share 80 million vaccine… Read More »