The Food and Drug Administration has found a series of failures and unsanitary conditions at the Emergent BioSolutions manufacturing plant in Baltimore that ruined 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine and was ordered to temporarily put a halt to all production.
President Biden cast getting vaccinated as a patriotic duty, urging all Americans over 16 to protect themselves while calling on employers to give them time off as the nation reach his goal of 200 million vaccinations in the first 100 days of his term.
A new Pew Research Center survey found that 32 percent of Asian adults say they have feared someone might threaten or physically attack them — a greater share than other racial or ethnic groups.
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Wednesday that nationwide infection rates at “still too high,” to safely roll back covid-19 restrictions.
Half of America’s eligible population has received at least one vaccine dose and the number of new cases, while still high, are showing declines of almost 12 percent over the past week. More than 568,000 people in the country have died from virus.