J&J requests FDA emergency authorization for C19 vaccine
By Zion Samuel
On February 4, 2021, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) announced its request for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The FDA is generally expected to approve J&J’s application. As a result, the U.S. would have three …
Vaccine rollout speed should pick up in the coming days, says CDC head
By Akiva O’Connor
There’s no doubt that we are all anxious to see the end of COVID-19. And for the most part we are hanging our hopes on the rollout of the approved vaccines.
People’s patience, however, wore thin …
A slow start to COVID-19 vaccine effort
As the U.S. continues to roll out the COVID-19 vaccines, cases are continuing to increase significantly. Hospitalizations across the country are reaching new record highs since the beginning of the pandemic.
On Tuesday, there were reports of 130,834 COVID-19 …
U.S. begins COVID-19 Vaccination
The United States swiftly prepares for COVID-19 vaccination as the death toll approaches 300,000. On Friday, health officials finalized plans to begin the distribution of the vaccine across the U.S.
The U.S. saw a new record high …
COVID-19 Testing in the U.S. Is Lacking
The Struggle with COVID-19 Testing in the United States
Although the United States has one of the highest testing capacities for COVID-19 in the world, U.S. COVID-19 testing is still falling short. Why are labs struggling to keep up, …
COVID-19: Mask Enforcement, a Losing Battle for Industries
Considering the resurgence of COVID-19 in the United States, entire industries are scrambling to maintain consistency in mitigation measures. In addition to the numerous patchwork guidance introduced by government and health entities, implementing respective policies among businesses …
The Trump Administration on COVID-19
Case Counts Around the United States
Around the country, the number of coronavirus cases is increasing daily. Even though case counts are rising, The Trump Administration thinks the virus is under control.
On Sunday, Florida reported a 12,000 case …
States Face a Surge of COVID-19 Cases
States Seeing Another Increase in Case Counts
Many states that were hit hard by the coronavirus expected they had already endured the worst. Now, states like Louisiana, California, Washington, and Michigan are seeing a surge of COVID-19 cases after …