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Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson to split into two companies

November 12, 2021 6:54 pm

Johnson & Johnson said it will separate its consumer health business into a new publicly traded company echoing a move by rivals GlaxoSmithKline plc and Pfizer Inc which plan to spin off their joint consumer health business next year.

An extra shot? Where things stand on boosters for three vaccines in the US

October 17, 2021 9:59 am

Third doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines also have been authorized for some people with weaker immune systems, who may not have gotten full protection from the original two doses.

J&J files for authorization of COVID-19 vaccine booster

October 05, 2021 4:59 pm

The filing comes after the FDA last week scheduled an Oct. 15 meeting of its expert advisory committee to discuss whether to authorize a second shot of J&J's single-dose vaccine.

EU finds J&J Covid shot possibly linked to another rare clotting condition

October 01, 2021 6:31 pm

EMA said the new, possibly life-threatening clotting condition known as venous thromboembolism (VTE) to be included on the J&J product label was separate from TTS.

Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine sent to top lab for testing

September 16, 2021 7:14 am

However, top government sources said the government has still not granted indemnity against the cost of compensation for adverse side effects due to vaccination, as sought by Johnson & Johnson.

J&J says veteran Duato to replace Gorsky as chief executive

August 20, 2021 11:26 am

The transition will put the world's largest drugmaker by market value in the hands of a company veteran who took a leading role in J&J's COVID-19 response and helped shape its pharmaceutical business strategy.

COVID-19 vaccines produced in Africa are being exported to Europe

August 17, 2021 10:16 am

Johnson & Johnson has been exporting millions of doses that were bottled and packaged in South Africa for distribution in Europe, according to executives at Johnson & Johnson and the South African manufacturer, Aspen Pharmacare, as well as South African government export records reviewed by The New York Times.

S.African study shows J&J vaccine protects against death, co-lead investigator says

August 06, 2021 12:50 pm

A South African study has shown the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine offers over 90% protection against death

US state officials urge support for landmark $26 bln opioid settlement

July 22, 2021 8:43 am

McKesson will pay up to $7.9 billion, while AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal each agreed to provide up to $6.4 billion. The payments will be made over 18 years.

One dose of J&J vaccine is ineffective against Delta, study suggests

July 21, 2021 1:02 pm

The delta variant is the most contagious version yet of the coronavirus. It accounts for 83% of infections in the United States, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said.