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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 »

KHN Journalists Comment on Abortion Case, Wasted Covid Doses

KHN chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner discussed the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge in an abortion case from Mississippi on Newsy on Tuesday. KHN freelancer Sara Reardon discussed allegations by a rail company that a clinic in Libby, Montana, is defrauding Medicare by overdiagnosing asbestos-related diseases on Montana Public Radio on May 13. California… Read More »

Over 50s to get second doses sooner over fear Indian variant may be 50% more transmissible

Indian variant latest The figures released on Thursday have risen from 520 cases recorded by PHE up to 5 May. Most of the cases have been detected in England, with 1,255 cases recored. There have also been 35 cases detected in Scotland, 12 in Northern Ireland and 11 in Wales, according to PHE. Broken down… Read More »