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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.

 

Holiday Shopping Concerns Emerge for Buyers and Retailers

With fewer than 50 days until Black Friday, it’s beginning to look like supply chain issues could severely disrupt holiday shopping in the United States, affecting availability of everything from apparel to toys to electronics and even groceries.

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School Professor Tinglong Dai says the concerns are due to a perfect storm of supply chain shortages, evident in the record-level congestion at the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach that has spread to the East Coast, the widespread power outages across China, shortages of truck drivers and service workers, and COVID-19-fueled infections and restrictions. 

Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss CDC, FDA Suspension of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Federal health agencies have asked for a temporary distribution suspension of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after instances of blood clots linked to the shots. The decision is expected to halt or limit U.S. rollout of the vaccine, and Johns Hopkins University experts can offer perspective and commentary on the news.

Johns Hopkins Expert Available to Discuss Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Factory Error

A Johns Hopkins University health care expert is available to offer perspective on the news that a mistake at a Johnson & Johnson factory producing the COVID-19 vaccine resulted in the loss of millions of doses.