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Unlike the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, Johnson & Johnson's vaccine requires only one dose to achieve full immunization. Another advantage is that J&J's vaccine can be refrigerated at 2-8°C (36-46°F), which significantly reduces its distribution costs.
Rachel Levine's nomination to become the assistant secretary of Department of Health and Human Services is becoming increasingly uphill as Republican senators expose her inabilities and radical leftist agenda.
The pandemic has had as catastrophic an effect on American life expectancy as one of the bloodiest wars in world history
The advocacy group, Disability Rights New York, filed suit to obtain long-delayed information from the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.
Levine advocates sex "change" for children: a radical health-altering proposal for young Americans is close to reaching U.S. government
The NIAID director said in March of last year that "there is no reason to walk around with a mask." During his interview on 60 minutes he warned of unintended consequences of wearing the masks, saying that "people are still playing with the mask and still touching their face."
The figure is chilling. The United States is by far the country with the highest number of coronavirus deaths in the world. But, at the same time, its mortality rate is not the worst and is quite similar to that of its neighboring country, Mexico.
COVID-19 provided an opportunity for both China and Russia to gain diplomatic ground and evade international sanctions for human rights violations, while the United States, the United Kingdom, and the rest of Europe consumed their efforts on developing a vaccine for their own citizens.
Walensky now joins position of teachers' unions demanding more resources and to be 100% vaccinated to return to schools