Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said Friday night that state providers can now administer the Johnson and Johnson vaccine after the CDC and FDA lifted a pause on the use of the vaccine.
Oregon health authorities say federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who developed a blood clot and low platelets within two weeks of receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services worked with the CDC and Wake County Public Health Department to investigate the limited number of cases where reactions were reported with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Officials at Charlotte Douglas International Airport say some airlines may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination among several tips the airport is giving passengers as travel increases during the pandemic.
Preliminary investigations show this was all human error. Johnson & Johnson does not know when shipments will start again but the company says it will be able to deliver 24 million doses by the end of April.
More than 1.1 million South Carolinians have received at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine. Data from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control shows less than 18 percent of those vaccines have ended up in the arms of people identifying as Black.
With the supply of COVID-19 vaccines growing, many companies are encouraging workers to get a shot when they can. That’s led to many questions about how far employers can go to have employees vaccinated.
An Arizona man has been arrested after he cut off and held at gunpoint a caravan of National Guardsmen transporting COVID-19 vaccines to Matador, Texas around 7 a.m. this morning, according to Idalou Police.