Tag Archives: Told

Johnson & Johnson told to throw out 60M COVID-19 shots made at troubled Emergent site: report

The manufacturing debacle at Emergent BioSolutions’ Baltimore plant keeps getting worse. After spending weeks inspecting the site, the FDA has instructed COVID-19 vaccine maker Johnson & Johnson and its production partner Emergent BioSolutions to throw out 60 million vaccine doses, The New York Times reports, citing people familiar with the matter. This comes after a manufacturing… Read More »

Coronavirus: GPs not told when patients removed from ‘shielding lists’

Some extremely vulnerable people have been removed from shielding lists via text message, without the knowledge of their GP. This has caused confusion, with charities demanding clearer guidance for this group as lockdown eases. GPs say they should be notified when their patients are added or removed from the lists. Shielding has now been extended… Read More »

Coronavirus: Staying home this weekend ‘not a request’, UK told

Staying at home this weekend is an instruction and “not a request”, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said as he updated the country on the coronavirus. Speaking at the No 10 briefing, Mr Hancock said that while warm weather was forecast in some areas this weekend “the disease is still spreading”. Meanwhile, England’s chief nursing officer… Read More »

After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

The annual Medicare open enrollment period ends soon.  America’s seniors have faced a blizzard of dismaying news about the program. Here are some excerpts from newsworthy stories that you should be aware of. Excerpt: “The federal government recently redesigned a digital tool that helps seniors navigate complicated Medicare choices, but consumer advocates say it’s malfunctioning… Read More »

Here’s the Sweet Moment When Zac Efron Told Matthew Broderick What ‘Ferris Bueller’ Meant to Him

Samir HusseinGetty Images Zac Efron might not have even been born when John Hughes’ classic teen movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was first released, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t have a huge impact on him. During an appearance on The Graham Norton Show on the BBC, both Efron and Ferris Bueller star Matthew Broderick… Read More »