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Boston researchers played key role in Johnson & Johnson vaccine development

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On Saturday, the FDA issued emergency use authorization for the single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, which is the second vaccine developed in Massachusetts.
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FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson's One-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson's One-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
Health experts are anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help speed vaccinations, as they race against a virus that already has killed more than 510,000 people in the U.S. and is mutating in increasingly worrisome ways.
The FDA said J&J's vaccine offers strong protection against what matters most: serious illness, hospitalizations and death. One dose was 85% protective against the most...
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Doctors explain why younger adults may have harsher side effects from second shot of COVID-19

Doctors explain why younger adults may have harsher side effects from second shot of COVID-19

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Younger adults describe experiencing flu-like symptoms after the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Doctors say that's a good thing.
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U.S., China Agree To Cooperate On Climate Crisis With Urgency

U.S., China Agree To Cooperate On Climate Crisis With Urgency

The world's two biggest carbon polluters agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with "seriousness and urgency" days before President Biden hosts a virtual summit of world... Read more ...

17-year-old girl injured in West Side shooting

17-year-old girl injured in West Side shooting

CHICAGO - A 17-year-old girl was injured in a shooting early Sunday morning in Chicago's Lower West Side neighborhood, according to police. Police said the girl was a back seat... Read more ...

This woman has lovingly made more than 1,500 special masks for kids at a...

This woman has lovingly made more than 1,500 special masks for kids at a Missouri hospital

Chris Huff is a retired nurse, mother of four, grandmother and quilter, who is going through her fabric fast. Read more ...

Italy's Economic Recovery Plan Needs to Think Local

Italy's Economic Recovery Plan Needs to Think Local

Already a circular economy leader in technology, Italy must involve communities if its “green recovery” is to succeed. Read more ...

‘They both suck': Jake Paul destroys ex-UFC star Ben Askren on widely-mocked...

‘They both suck': Jake Paul destroys ex-UFC star Ben Askren on widely-mocked ‘wild day for boxing' featuring Justin Bieber

YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul wiped out Ben Askren in the first round of the ex-MMA fighter's first boxing match, providing a suitably farcical ending to a night that was... Read more ...

Folsom police seek help locating missing 50-year-old man

Folsom police seek help locating missing 50-year-old man

The Folsom Police Department is asking for the public's help locating a missing 50-year-old man on Saturday night. Read more ...

‘We've got to get more confrontational!' Rep. Maxine Waters shows up in...

‘We've got to get more confrontational!' Rep. Maxine Waters shows up in Brooklyn Center, slams curfew & leaves before it kicks in

Congresswoman Maxine Waters made a sudden appearance in Brooklyn Center, the hotspot of week-long protests over the killing of 20yo Daunte Wright, all but encouraging the crowd... Read more ...

A bad eighth inning leads to a White Sox loss in Boston

A bad eighth inning leads to a White Sox loss in Boston

BOSTON - There have been a couple of games like this in the early going of the 2021 season, and it's not something that anyone on the White Sox wanted to see. Over the course... Read more ...

Group gathers at state Capitol to protest police shooting deaths of Daunte...

Group gathers at state Capitol to protest police shooting deaths of Daunte Wright, Adam Toledo

Demonstrators have gathered at the state Capitol in Sacramento on Saturday night to protest the police shooting deaths of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo. Read more ...

KCPD officers injured in two separate crashes Saturday night

KCPD officers injured in two separate crashes Saturday night

Police say all of the officers involved are expected to be okay. Read more ...