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Johnson & Johnson announces the preparation of a COVID-19 vaccine

21 U.S companies are developing treatments or vaccines for the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Makinsey Drake, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

In the midst of a deadly public health crisis, medical device company Johnson & Johnson announced Feb. 11 that they’ve made plans to develop a vaccine and a commitment to supply 1 billion vaccines worldwide for emergency use. COVID-19 is a combination of viruses Johnson & Johnson has dealt ...

Health careers field trip takes students to Mercy Hospital

Dressed in face masks, gloves and isolation gowns, students pose for a picture for their Health Careers Field Day field trip. Attendees were able to meet and talk with health professionals of varying occupations in the medical field. “I wanted to go because I want to be a doctor, and being able to submerge myself into this kind of environment and get an even better idea on my future career seemed fun and beneficial to me,” sophomore Mckenna Bendle said.

Carly Anderson, Managing EiC Intern

October 31, 2017

Instead of sitting through periods two through four like your typical Friday morning, 15 students attended the Mercy Health Careers field trip along with dozens of other local high schools on Oct. 20 to learn about a variety of available health care careers. “As soon as I walked in and saw the trauma...

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