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Catholic leaders raise concerns about J&J vaccine

1 month ago   |   By Wood TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is being shipped across the country, but its morality is now in question.
In Kent County, the health department is expected to receive a shipment of around 4,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine later this week.
Mary Wisinski, the immunization supervisor at the Kent County Health Department, welcomes the pending arrival of the vaccine.
“I'm very excited to see this product because it will add another tool in our toolbox," Wisinski said.
The vaccine, which is produced with abortion-derived cell lines, is raising concerns in the...
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Polk County and State Health Departments Differ on Plans for Next Round of Iowans Immunized

Polk County and State Health Departments Differ on Plans for Next Round of Iowans Immunized

1 month ago   |   By Who TV

DES MOINES, Iowa - On the day that the Polk County Health Department announced that a partnership with Hy-Vee Pharmacies will ensure that 14,000 residents waiting on a second dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine will receive it within the CDC's 28-42 day recommended time frame following the first dose, the director also said limited supply may necessitate the county to take a different approach to other vaccinations.
Currently, the Iowa Department of Public Health forecasts to immunize larger groups of essential workers (those working in food processing, agriculture production...
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