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April 15, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich on J&J Vaccine Pause: ‘Pfizer is Helping Make Up For The Loss of Doses’

County leaders say Pfizer vaccine doses will help make up for the loss of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine. Following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Tuesday, Montgomery County paused the use of the J&J vaccine after six nationwide recipients developed rare […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Recibe el Primer Envío de Vacunas de Johnson & Johnson

El gobierno del condado de Montgomery anunció en Twitter que el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos recibió su primer envío de 1,600 dosis de las vacunas COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson / Janssen. A diferencia de las vacunas Pfizer y Moderna, solo se necesita una dosis de la vacuna Johnson & Johnson para combatir […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County DHHS Receives First Shipment of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Montgomery County Government announced on Twitter that the Department of Health and Human Services has received its first shipment of 1,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, only one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is necessary to fight the coronavirus. 🆕 @MoCoDHHS has received its […]

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March 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Former CDC Director Redfield to Serve as Senior Health Adviser

Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield is joining Maryland’s coronavirus response team as a public health senior advisor. Gov. Larry Hogan made the announcement at a press briefing on Tuesday, where he was joined by Redfield. “[H]e will advise us on a wide range of immediate priorities, including planning our response to the coronavirus variants, […]

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March 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

State Will Start Allotting Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Doses This Week

Now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approved the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that Maryland will start to deploy allotments of the shot this week. According to a press release from Gov. Hogan’s office, the state has been […]

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March 1, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Incrementa la Producción de Vacunas; Se Esperan más Dosis Pronto

Según los funcionarios de salud, Pfizer y Moderna están aumentando la producción de la vacuna COVID-19 para combatir la escasez a nivel nacional. Mientras tanto, la vacuna Johnson & Johnson ha sido autorizada por la FDA (Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos) para uso de emergencia. Los líderes del condado de Montgomery dicen que si reciben […]

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March 1, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Vaccine Production Ramping Up; More Doses Expected Soon

According to health officials, Pfizer and Moderna are ramping up their COVID-19 vaccine production to combat the nationwide shortage. Meanwhile, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine  has been authorized by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for emergency use. Montgomery County leaders say if they get more doses to meet the high demand, it will increase […]

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