Hello, communication pros!
We hope you glean helpful takeaways from the big stories that are shaking and shaping our world here during the week of April 12-16, 2021. As always, we hope you’re doing well and keepin’ it all between the ditches.
1. J&J’s response to its vaccine ‘pause.’
COVID won’t go down without a fight. More than 76 million Americans have been vaccinated thus far, but as the CDC notes, cases have risen sharply since March 20. And now, after reports that its vaccine led to a rare but serious blood clotting issue, Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot inoculation has been “paused.” In response, the company wrote: