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Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine use in US should resume, CDC panel recommends
A CDC advisory panel recommended the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine should resume being given in the U.S.
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There are techniques all of us can use to encourage people in our social networks to trust the COVID-19 vaccine.
COVAX must start talks with COVID-19 vaccine makers: Merkel
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged COVAX, an initiative set up to provide COVID-19 vaccines to poorer countries, to start talks immediately with producers.
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US experts convene to decide whether to OK Pfizer vaccine
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South Korea to get Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for 20 million people
South Korea on Tuesday said it will sign a deal with Moderna Inc to offer COVID-19 vaccines for 20 million people, Yonhap news agency reported citing the presidential office.