COVID: Johnson & Johnson Reports Dramatic Boost To Immunity After Second DoseJohnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that booster shots given two months after the first dose increased protection against the virus to 94 percent- comparable to Pfizer and Moderna.
COVID: SF Allows Supplemental Dose Of Pfizer Or Moderna For J&J Vaccine RecipientsIn what could be a first nationwide, the San Francisco Department of Public Health, while not recommending COVID vaccine boosters, is allowing some people to get them.
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Sunscreens Due to Low Levels of Cancer-Causing BenzeneJohnson & Johnson said Wednesday that it is recalling five of its sunscreen products after some samples were found to contain low levels of benzene, a chemical that can cause cancer with repeated exposure.
COVID-19: UCSF Reports First US Case Of Male Recipient Developing Blood Clot After Johnson & Johnson VaccinationAfter weekend clearance of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine by federal, state and local health officials, UCSF has reported the first known case in the United States of an adult male developing a blood clot after receiving the shot.
COVID Vaccines: FDA, CDC To Resume Use Of Johnson & Johnson Shot After Pause Over Blood ClotsU.S. health officials lifted an 11-day pause on COVID-19 vaccinations using Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose shot on Friday, after scientific advisers decided its benefits outweigh a rare risk of blood clot.
COVID: Experts Weigh Vaccine Efficacy After Rare, Possible Side Effect Gets Johnson & Johnson Doses PulledThousands of doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are being pulled over concerns about a rare but serious side effect. As Bay Area counties hit pause on distributing the vaccine, doctors are learning more about how effective they are overall and for how long.
COVID Vaccines: Pause In Johnson & Johnson Shots Taken In Stride By Bay Area Health OfficialsBay Area public health departments have shelved doses of the Johnson & Johnson one-shot COVID-19 vaccine amid concerns raised by the Centers for Disease Control over rare blood clots, but are taking the pause in stride.
UPDATE: Bay Area Counties Pausing Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Shots; State Continuing With Plans To Reopen On June 15In the wake of a decision by federal health officials to pause use of the Johnson & Johnson single dose COVID-19 vaccine, Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo counties on Tuesday halted distribution of the single-dose vaccine.
COVID Vaccine: Reduced Supply of Johnson & Johnson Doses Unlikely to Impact Bay AreaJust as more Bay Area residents are set to become eligible to receive the COVID vaccine, a new issue with the supply of doses related to a recent production problem with the Johnson & Johnson shot has emerged.
COVID Vaccines: Gov. Gavin Newsom Gets J&J Dose As Eligibility Expands In CaliforniaCalifornia's governor received his “one and done” Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine Thursday, as people 50 and older became eligible for inoculations in the most populous state in the country.
COVID Vaccines: Johnson & Johnson Mix-Up Won't Impact Switchover At Oakland Coliseum SiteAn obstacle in vaccinating America as roughly 15 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at a manufacturing site have been tossed out. Despite the announcement, the Oakland Coliseum vaccination said it will switch to the J&J vaccine Thursday.
Bay Area Health Officers: Best COVID-19 Vaccine Is 'One You Can Get The Soonest'As some debate the differences between the approved COVID-19 vaccines, health officials across the Bay Area gave their endorsement of all three shots, saying the vaccines are highly effective.
COVID Vaccine: All Santa Clara County Educators, School Employees Given Opportunity for VaccinationSanta Clara County education officials on Friday announced that all teachers and other school employees working in K-12 public schools in the county have been offered the opportunity to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID: California Leaders Push One-Shot Johnson & Johnson Vaccine In Visit To Coliseum Vaccination SiteCalifornia officials pushed the safety and efficacy of the new one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Thursday as the state looks ahead to drastically loosening restrictions that have altered life in the nation's most populous state.
COVID Vaccine: Santa Clara County Stops Scheduling First Dose Appointments Due To SupplyHealth officials in Santa Clara County on Wednesday confirmed they have stopped scheduling first dose appointments for the COVID vaccine due to a lack of supply from the state.