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Lightfoot expects Johnson & Johnson vaccine to arrive in Chicago this week

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - A third COVID-19 vaccine is on its way to communities around the country, including Chicago.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was granted emergency approval over the weekend.
Nearly 4 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses head out across US
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday as soon as Chicago gets the new one-dose vaccine the city will put it to good use.
"We anticipate that it will be here, if not today then tomorrow. I don't have a firm lock on what the amount of doses is so I don't want to get ahead of myself but we do expect it here this week," she said. "It's...
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Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as Catholic diocese condemns it for ‘ties to abortion cells'

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as Catholic diocese condemns it for ‘ties to abortion cells'

1 month ago   |   By RT

As Johnson & Johnson rolls out its freshly approved Covid-19 vaccine in the US, it faces a religious controversy as the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans has labeled it “morally compromised” over links to abortion cells.
Catholics are advised not to receive the vaccine because Johnson & Johnson used cell lines from abortions in both testing and production of the new product, the Archdiocese said in a statement.
Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna have utilized cell lines from abortions in testing their previously approved vaccines, but not in their manufacturing processes, so they are considered...
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Wake spreading J&J vaccine doses among smaller providers

Wake spreading J&J vaccine doses among smaller providers

1 month ago   |   By WRAL

More than 4 million doses of Johnson and Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine were on their way to hospitals across the country Monday, and thousands will arrive in North Carolina this week.
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