Some people had adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine so officials in North Carolina paused vaccinations “out of an abundance of caution.”
White House says J&J COVID-19 shot shipments to be low until U.S. vaccine plant cleared by regulators
Johnson & Johnson will ship relatively few COVID-19 shots around the United States until it receives regulatory clearance for a large vaccine plant in Baltimore that has struggled to meet quality control standards, a top White House Health official said on a Friday press conference. J&J is working closely with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to resolve the issues holding up authorization, said Jeff Zients, the White House's COVID-19 response coordinator.
J&J Vaccine Dose Allocations Will Drop Next Week. It Won’t Have an Immediate Effect on Availability.
The CDC says that states and territories will be allocated 700,000 doses in the week of April 12, down from 4.9 million this past week.
But despite the huge inoculation drive, India has just registered another record increase in cases.
- The Telegraph
Donald Trump has paid tribute to Prince Philip, saying he "defined British dignity and grace", as world leaders and personal friends remembered the Duke of Edinburgh. The former US president, a keen monarchist who visited Buckingham Palace during a state visit to the UK in 2019, said he personified the "quiet reserve, stern fortitude, and unbending integrity of the United Kingdom." "Over the past few years, Melania and I were honored to have the opportunity to visit the United Kingdom," Mr Trump said in a long statement. "We saw firsthand how the Monarchy epitomizes and carries on the virtues of the British People—and no one did so more than Prince Philip. "As we grieve his loss, we celebrate his memory and rededicate ourselves to the values to which he devoted his extraordinary life. He will be greatly missed. " Joe Biden, the US President called Prince Philip "one heck of a guy" and praised the Duke for his public service, saying "his legacy will live on not only through his family, but in all the charitable endeavours he shaped." Earlier, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: "Prince Philip earned the affection of generations here in the United Kingdom, across the Commonwealth and around the world. "We give thanks, as a nation and a Kingdom, for the extraordinary life and work of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh." Prince Philip latest news and live updates
- Miami Herald
Inter Miami’s final preseason games on Sunday against Toronto FC and Miami FC have been canceled due to scheduling conflicts.
- The State
The Cup Series completed 42 laps after a long rain delay and before the skies opened up again Saturday night.
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Two women were fatally shot inside an apartment complex and police say they may know the identity of the assailant. The identities and ages of the women killed Friday night and a description of the potential suspect were not released due to the ongoing investigation, Fresno Police Lt. Paul Cervantes told the Fresno Bee. "There’s a lot of investigating we need to do," Cervantes said shortly after midnight Saturday, offering a no comment on what, if any, motive had been determined.
The star, who appeared on the seventh series of Big Brother in 2006, had anorexia.
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Egyptian archeologists have unearthed a 3,000-year-old lost city, complete with mud brick houses, artifacts, and tools from pharaonic times. Noted archeologist Zahi Hawass said an Egyptian mission discovered the mortuary city in the southern province of Luxor. It dates back to what is considered a golden era of ancient Egypt, the period under King Amenhotep III of the 18th dynasty.
See the winners so far and all the nominees for this year's British Academy Film Awards.
- LA Times
A limited number of fans see the Dodgers win their home opener and receive their 2020 championship rings Friday.
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After injuries to their top two goaltenders derailed the Colorado Avalanche in the playoffs last year, they're loading up on depth in net in hopes of making a deep run this season. Colorado acquired veteran goaltender Devan Dubynk from the San Jose Sharks on Saturday in exchange for defenseman Greg Pateryn and a fifth-round pick in the 2021 draft. Dubnyk and March trade pickup Jonas Johansson give the NHL-leading Avalanche some insurance in net behind starter Philipp Grubauer, with their sights set on the Stanley Cup.
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Efforts to unionize Amazon.com warehouse workers in Alabama were defeated on Friday by a more than 2-to-1 margin in a major win for the online retailer. But the union trying to organize workers was set to challenge the results, assailing the company's methods.
Police rushed to the scene of the reported shooting at an industrial park in Bryan, Texas, on Thursday afternoon.
- LA Times
Clippers guard Reggie Jackson's inspired play comes at a critical time with his minutes due to increase again after the injury to Patrick Beverley.
- Raleigh News and Observer
Former Wake Forest golfer closes his second round at the Masters with three straight birdies to play himself into Saturday’s final pairing with leader Justin Rose.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
When Mark King first stepped out back at 4921 Hidden River Drive, it was an indisputable “yes” to making the house his home.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) -South Korean battery makers LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation Co agreed on Sunday to settle disputes over electric-vehicle (EV) battery technology, avoiding a potential setback for U.S. EV ambitions. The settlement by affiliates of two of South Korea's biggest conglomerates comes hours before a Sunday deadline for the administration of President Joe Biden to decide whether to take the rare step of reversing a U.S. International Trade Commission decision (ITC). The core dispute had threatened the EV plans of Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG, as well as a Georgia plant that is key to the growing industry.
- Business Insider
Trump spent several minutes insulting 'dumb son of a b---h' Mitch McConnell during a rambling speech to GOP donors at Mar-a-Lago, say reports
Former President Donald Trump took aim at Senate Minority Leader for his lack of support during his February impeachment trial, Politico reported.
- Business Insider
A Boston patrol cop allegedly abused a 12-year-old in 1995. Last year the victim reported that his daughter was abused by the same cop, who kept his badge despite an investigation finding he likely committed the crime.
A father reported that Patrick M. Rose Sr. assaulted his daughter between the ages of 7 to 12. In 1995, he also reported Rose for assault.