11:30 LRN Newscast Feb 25

More data is being released about Johnson and Johnson’s vaccine as they hope to become the third option seeking FDA emergency use approval in the COVID pandemic. LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine Professor Dr. Fred Lopez says this one-dose vaccine is hopeful.

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Congressman Clay Higgins issued a challenge to the Biden Administration to operate without the use of any oil and gas energy or petroleum-based products. In doing so Higgins wants to bring attention to the importance of the industry that is a staple of Louisiana’s economy.

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The President is pushing for a 100-percent carbon-free energy sector by 2025.

50 percent of the 70 and older population in Louisiana has received at least one dose of their COVID vaccine. Matt Doyle has more on the achievement of this vital milestone…

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Military Veterans who are eligible to be vaccinated can receive their dose of the COVID vaccine at the Houma Community Based Outpatient Clinic this weekend. The event is sponsored by the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System. For information visit neworleans.va.gov