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Johnson & Johnson told to throw out 60M COVID-19 shots made at troubled Emergent site: report

The manufacturing debacle at Emergent BioSolutions’ Baltimore plant keeps getting worse. After spending weeks inspecting the site, the FDA has instructed COVID-19 vaccine maker Johnson & Johnson and its production partner Emergent BioSolutions to throw out 60 million vaccine doses, The New York Times reports, citing people familiar with the matter. This comes after a manufacturing… Read More »

Covid UK: Boris Johnson pledges ‘absolutely ruthless’ tracking of India’s coronavirus variant

Indian Covid variant is now officially ‘of concern’ and is ‘at least’ as infectious as dominant Kent type: Cases DOUBLE in a week to 520 with hotspots in London and Bolton – as Boris Johnson promises ‘absolutely ruthless’ tracking of mutant virus Public Health England says there is ‘no evidence the variant causes more severe… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine wins renewed backing from U.S. experts after probe into rare blood clots

After officials halted Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout in its tracks last week, U.S. vaccine advisers agreed on Friday that vaccinations should resume. Going forward, the shot will carry a warning about rare and severe blood clots, they said. Of the nearly 8 million doses administered, officials identified 15 cases of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia (TTS), CDC vaccine advisers said Friday. Three vaccine recipients who developed TTS have died. All… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine scores FDA panel backing, setting up likely authorization

A month after Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine posted positive data in a phase 3 study, the shot is almost ready for prime time. Late Friday, a key panel unanimously endorsed the vaccine for emergency use and sent it to the agency for an official decision. An FDA authorization for the one-dose vaccine would provide a quick lift… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson CEO testified Baby Powder was safe 13 days before FDA bombshell

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facing off against a plaintiff’s lawyer for the first time about Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the company’s Chief Executive Alex Gorsky earlier this month insisted that the company’s iconic brand was safe. “We unequivocally believe that our talc and our baby powder does not contain asbestos,” Gorsky testified in… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson earnings beat expectations despite legal challenges from opioids and talc

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations, boosted by higher sales of cancer and other prescription drugs, despite multimillion-dollar legal problems from talc and opioids. Here’s what the company reported compared with Wall Street estimates, based on a survey of analysts by Refinitiv: Adjusted earnings per share: $ 2.12… Read More »