Top Official Warned That Covid Vaccine Plant Had to Be ‘Monitored Closely’

Mr. de Notaristefani, a former top executive at two major pharmaceutical companies, cited “significant” personnel problems, writing that plans to increase staffing seemed “inadequate to enable the company to manufacture at the required rate.”He also noted that audits by the...

U.S. Taps Johnson & Johnson to Run Troubled Vaccine Plant

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Saturday put Johnson & Johnson in charge of a troubled Baltimore manufacturing plant that ruined 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine and moved to stop the plant from making another...

Johnson & Johnson Expects Vaccine Results Soon but Lags in Production

Johnson & Johnson expects to release critical results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial in as little as two weeks — a potential boon in the effort to protect Americans from the coronavirus — but most likely won’t be able to...

Cuomo Outlines Plans to Revive Arts and Culture Industries

Declaring that New York urgently needs to revive its arts and entertainment industry if it is to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Tuesday that the state would begin taking a series of interim steps to...

Here’s Why the ‘Last Mile’ of Vaccine Distribution Is Going So Slowly

In Florida, less than one-quarter of delivered coronavirus vaccines have been used, even as older people sat in lawn chairs all night waiting for their shots. In Puerto Rico, last week’s vaccine shipments did not arrive until the workers who...

F.D.A. Clears Moderna’s Covid Vaccine

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday authorized the coronavirus vaccine made by Moderna for emergency use, allowing the shipment of millions more doses across the nation and intensifying the debate over who will be next in line to get...

Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker: Latest Updates

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Trump Officials Push Ambitious Vaccine Timeline as California Locks Down

Before Sunday, much of California was already under a curfew prohibiting residents from leaving their homes to do nonessential work or to gather from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The governor’s order required regions in the state to be placed...

Military’s Role in Vaccine to Be Strictly Behind the Scenes

WASHINGTON — When President Trump talks about efforts to deliver the coronavirus vaccine to millions of Americans eager to return to their normal lives, he often says he is “counting on the military” to get it done.Mr. Trump has given...