News Wrap: U.S. to buy 100 million more Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine doses

In our new wrap Wednesday, the federal government is buying another 100 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID vaccine, doubling its current order. Also, the federal budget deficit has hit an all-time high, Texas marked the end of its mask mandate, the Senate confirmed Federal Appeals Judge Merrick Garland for U.S. Attorney General, and Hawaii is under a state of emergency.

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