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Latest Covid-19 vaccine and world news

A health worker collects a swab sample from a woman for a Covid-19 test, at Sector 30 District Hospital, on April 12 in Noida, India. Sunil Ghosh/Hindustan Times/Getty Images India reported 184,372 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, the highest single-day figure since the beginning of the pandemic, according to data from the Indian Ministry of

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains what the U.S. pause on J&J’s Covid vaccine means

White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration’s recommended pause on the use of Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine will give U.S. health regulators the time they need to thoroughly investigate how six women developed a rare blood clotting disorder that left one dead. Fauci said officials

White House scrambles to reassure public after pause on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

The revelation, which officials insist will not pose a problem in getting Americans their shots, could still erode hard-won confidence in the vaccine’s safety, officials now worry. The early morning alert set off a scramble in states preparing to administer the Johnson & Johnson doses within a matter of hours. In a midday call with