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US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J

Shipments of a few million doses could begin as early as Monday.

COVID-19 vaccine shipments begin in historic US effort

The first of many COVID-19 vaccine doses are making their way to distribution sites across the United States, as the nation’s pandemic deaths approach the horrifying new milestone of 300,000.

FDA approves PTSD sleep device for nightmares

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration believes a mobile app could help people with terrifying nightmares.

FDA: Red onions linked to salmonella outbreak that sickened nearly 400 in 31 states, including North Carolina

Red onions from a California supplier may have caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak that sickened nearly 400 people in 31 states. No deaths were reported.

Flawed COVID-19 antibody tests shipped without FDA review

Back in March, the Food and Drug Administration took the unprecedented step of allowing COVID antibody tests to flood the market without review.

FDA issues warning about 9 hand sanitizers

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use hand sanitizer manufactured by the Mexican company Eskbiochem SA de CV because the products contain methanol.

Pharma execs used strip clubs, broke FDA laws to boost opioid sales

Nearly 70,000 Americans die each year from drug overdoses, mostly from opioids. As 60 Minutes has reported, the explosion in both the demand and supply of pharmaceutical opioids began with the aggressive marketing of narcotics to treat chronic pain. Now, we reveal the story of the powerfully addictive, fast-acting opioid, fentanyl.

Chipotle agrees to record $25 million fine over tainted food

Chipotle Mexican Grill has agreed to pay a record $25 million fine to resolve criminal charges that it served tainted food that sickened more than 1,100 people in the U.S. from 2015 to 2018.

FDA approves LabCorp at-home COVID-19 testing kit

The North Carolina-based life sciences company LabCorp announced Tuesday that they received an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA for their at-home COVID-19 test.

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WWAY 5th Quarter: March 5, 2021

Week two of the high school football season didn't disappoint across the Cape Fear with 11 teams in action. Sports Director Tanner Barth brings you all highlights and final scores on this weeks 5th Quarter.  

Driver crashes into a P.T.’s Grille

Earlier this week, a driver accidentally drove right into a P.T.'s Grille.

Whiteville native makes it to American Idol

A born and bred Columbus County man will soon be on TV screens across the nation.

Church takes communion from the pulpit to the parking lot

Port City Community Church  held a drive thru communion Friday, hoping to reach out to church members who still feel unsafe coming to in-person services.