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FDA to announce new warning on J&J Covid vaccine related to a rare autoimmune disorder, report says

A box of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine doses are pictured at Grubb’s Pharmacy on Capitol Hill on Monday, April 12, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration is expected to announce a new warning for Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine, saying the shot has been… Read More »

New Jersey lung transplant recipient who was vaccinated dies of rare breakthrough coronavirus case

A New Jersey woman who received a lung transplant 11 years ago and was recently vaccinated against the coronavirus died last month from a rare breakthrough case, according to a report.  Joan Barrows, 62, became seriously ill after she was exposed to the virus by an unvaccinated person and died on May 15 in the… Read More »

COVID-19 transmission rare in schools with masking, distancing, contact tracing, study finds

In-school COVID-19 transmission is rare — even among close school contacts of those who test positive for the virus — when schools heed public health precautions such as mandatory masking, social distancing and frequent hand-washing, according to results of a pilot study in Missouri aimed at identifying ways to keep elementary and secondary schools open… Read More »

Viltepso (viltolarsen) Injection Granted Accelerated Approval for Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation

News Consumer News Viltepso (viltolarsen) Injection Granted Accelerated Approval for Rare Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Mutation THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2020 — Accelerated approval has been granted to Viltepso (viltolarsen) injection for treatment of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and a mutation of the DMD gene amenable to exon 53 skipping, the U.S. Food and Drug… Read More »