Tag Archives: COVID19

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine scores FDA panel backing, setting up likely authorization

A month after Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine posted positive data in a phase 3 study, the shot is almost ready for prime time. Late Friday, a key panel unanimously endorsed the vaccine for emergency use and sent it to the agency for an official decision. An FDA authorization for the one-dose vaccine would provide a quick lift… Read More »

Africa reaches 100,000 known COVID-19 deaths as danger grows

Loading the player… Africa has surpassed 100,000 confirmed deaths from COVID-19 as the continent praised for its early response to the pandemic now struggles with a dangerous resurgence and medical oxygen often runs desperately short. “We are more vulnerable than we thought,” the director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, John Nkengasong, told The Associated Press… Read More »

More proof England’s second wave of Covid-19 was slowing BEFORE lockdown

Downing Street REJECTS calls to end lockdown despite four more sets of real-world data showing second wave of Covid was dropping and R rate was stable BEFORE crippling restrictions based on flawed projections Office for National Statistics report estimates 45,700 people caught Covid-19 each day in England last week  The estimate is down 12 per… Read More »

Karl-Anthony Towns speaks on ‘toughest year of my life’ following mom’s death from COVID-19

Loading the player… NBA star Karl-Anthony Towns on Monday posted a video online chronicling his life in 2020, revealing how the global pandemic has impacted his life. The nearly 20-minute YouTube video, titled “The Toughest Year Of My Life,” opens with shots from the beginning of the year of the Minnesota Timberwolves center playing basketball… Read More »