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FDA inspection found problems at factory making J&J vaccine

- Associated Press

The Baltimore factory contracted to make Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was dirty, didn’t follow proper manufacturing procedures and had poorly trained staff, resulting in contamination of material that was going to be put in the shots, U.S. regulators said Wednesday.

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- Associated Press

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- The Washington Times

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Monday that several government functions that had been suspended during the coronavirus pandemic, including parking enforcement, will resume within the next few months.

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D.C. residents frustrated by month-long mail delay

- The Washington Times

Sheryl Augustine has lived in the Ward 5 neighborhood of Carver-Langston area for 12 years, and says slow mail delivery has become "extremely crippling" in recent days. She is among dozens of residents in the northeast part of the District who say their first-class mail has not been delivered by the U.S. Postal Service in nearly a month.