The Baltimore factory hired to help make Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine was dirty, didn’t follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly trained staff, resulting in contamination of material going into a batch of shots, U.S. regulators said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — The White House is trying to overcome diminishing demand for coronavirus shots by offering businesses a tax incentive to give employees paid leave to get vaccinated. The move comes as the United States is set to meet President Joe Biden’s goal of administering 200 million coronavirus doses in his first 100 days in
LONDON — Experts at the agency that regulates drugs for the European Union said Tuesday that they found a “possible link” between the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine and very rare blood clots after a small number of cases were reported in the United States, but they confirmed the vaccine’s benefits still outweighed the very
PUEBLO, Colo. — Marie Watson wanted to be among the first in line when she and other essential workers became eligible for the coronavirus vaccine — and with good reason.
COLUMBUS — Congress has poured tens of billions of dollars into state and local public health departments in response to the coronavirus pandemic, paying for masks, contact tracers, and education campaigns to persuade people to get vaccinated.
AKRON – Ohio’s treasurer wants the state to set aside $100 million in federal pandemic relief funds to provide grants to struggling small businesses hurt by the coronavirus.The program needs to go through the General Assembly first, get approval by the DeWine administration and then be administered.And the clock is ticking: The money, which would
A University of Cincinnati dean is investigating an email to an engineering student in which an adjunct instructor is accused of referring to the novel coronavirus as “the Chinese virus.” The email came after the student had to miss a lab session due to being quarantined for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus.”I think that the
A floating boat cinema that was scheduled to be in Cincinnati next week has been rescheduled to 2021 “due to COVID,” according to the promoting website.Beyond Cinema, an Australian-based pop-up cinema experience company, said the floating theater would come to Cincinnati from Sept. 23-27.The floating cinema tour planned several stops in U.S. cities including Pittsburgh, Philadelphia,
Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s strict reading of state law, which he interprets as prohibiting additional ballot drop boxes, differs from common practice at Ohio’s county boards of elections.LaRose is appealing Wednesday’s preliminary injunction by a Franklin County judge ordering him not to enforce his directive restricting counties to only one drop box ahead of
A Franklin County judge issued a preliminary injunction on Wednesday permitting the installation of more than one ballot drop box per county ahead of the COVID-19-marred Nov. 3 presidential election.In handing down his decision, however, Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Frye stayed his order pending a promised appeal from Republican Secretary of State