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North Carolina county launches ‘doses to doors’ vaccine campaign

Health department workers and community outreach groups have kicked off a “doses to doors” COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, where just 49% of residents have received at least one jab. The program, which officials say offer a convenient way for residents to get the shot without having to worry about travel, was… Read More »

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 »

With Europe’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout lagging amid J&J and AZ holdups, CureVac readies mRNA doses for deployment

The European Union is looking to shake up its COVID-19 vaccination game plan following a turbulent start to the rollout, presenting an opportune moment for mRNA vaccine developer CureVac to enter the scene. Eying a potential market debut in the coming months, the biotech has already started vaccine production. CureVac, which has started a rolling review process… Read More »

The US is sitting on tens of millions of vaccine doses the world needs

The fate of those doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine is the subject of an intense debate among White House and federal health officials, with some arguing the administration should let them go abroad where they are desperately needed, while others are not ready to relinquish them, according to senior administration officials. AstraZeneca is involved in those… Read More »