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California drops most COVID restrictions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More states are reaching the 70% vaccination threshold and California is now removing most COVID restrictions, even amid new concerns being raised about that highly contagious “delta” variant of the coronavirus. Tuesday morning, as health experts warn the delta …

Novavax vaccine shows promise

(NBC) As more Americans are getting out and about, there are still concerns about how to get more people vaccinated, both in this country and around the world. President Biden and other world leaders are pushing more dosages to more countries in …

FDA orders 60 million J&J doses thrown out

BALTIMORE, M.D. (NBC) – The FDA has told emergent Biosolutions to destroy tens of millions of doses of the Johnson and Johnson coronavirus vaccine. The FDA ordered the Baltimore plant to destroy the 60 million doses after deeming them not “suitable for …

Moderna seeks vaccine authorization for teens

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (NBC) – Moderna is asking the FDA to authorize its coronavirus vaccine for use in adolescents. The company announced late last month that data showed its vaccine was 100% in a trial involving more than 2,000 12 to 17-year-olds. Moderna …