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J&J says its single dose protects against breakthrough Covid-19 for up to 6 months

January 07, 2022 9:20 am

The study, sponsored by the vaccine developer, was conducted between Jan. 1 and Sept. 7 last year, before the Omicron variant was discovered.

US CDC signs off on Moderna, J&J Covid-19 vaccine boosters, mix-and-match shots

October 22, 2021 8:57 am

CDC director Rochelle Walensky signed off on the recommendations late on Thursday, aligning the agency with the US Food and Drug Administration's authorization on Wednesday for the additional boosters and "mix-and-match" dosing.

FDA panel endorses booster shot for J&J COVID-19 vaccine

October 16, 2021 4:47 pm

On Friday, Johnson & Johnson pitched its booster as a way to strengthen a robust vaccine that they said has retained its protective power over eight months. But FDA scientists pointedly challenged that assertion.

Johnson & Johnson in discussion with FDA regarding COVID-19 vaccine side effects

July 13, 2021 12:21 pm

The chance of having Guillain-Barré syndrome occur is very low and the rate of reported cases exceeds the background rate by a small degree, J&J said.

J&J COVID-19 vaccine in limbo as US panel delays vote on resuming shots

April 15, 2021 9:05 am

The panel is reviewing six reported cases of rare brain blood clots in women who received the J&J vaccine, a day after the FDA and CDC jointly recommended pausing its use to assess the issue.

US recommends pause for Johnson & Johnson vaccine over clot reports

April 13, 2021 5:15 pm

US federal distribution channels, including mass vaccination sites, will pause the use of the JJ shot and states and other providers are expected to follow.

Johnson & Johnson set to begin India trial of its single-shot vaccine soon

April 09, 2021 7:53 am

India is looking to ramp up its vaccine doses amidst high demand due to the second surge of coronavirus in the country, with several states saying they are running out of supplies.

COVID-19 Vaccine Update, Sept 24: Johnson & Johnson candidate enters phase-3 trials

September 29, 2020 7:52 am

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine update, September 24: The candidate vaccines of AstraZeneca-Oxford, Pfizer and Moderna are already undergoing phase-3 trials in the US. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine could potentially be a single-shot vaccine.

J&J implants: Congress leader Anand Sharma seeks tougher norms for pharma majors

August 01, 2019 4:32 am

Speaking in the Rajya Sabha, Sharma noted that Johnson & Johnson had, in the US, agreed to pay over $1 billion as compensation and suggested that such firms were escaping responsibilities in India.

Pinnacle safe, will keep you posted: Johnson & Johnson told Govt in 2011, went silent

July 27, 2019 11:24 am

Johnson & Johnson has claimed that there are no patients with adverse reports in India. As reported today, The Indian Express tracked down down eight patients, five men and three women, who had the Pinnacle implanted.


How Johnson & Johnson pushed another 'faulty' hip implant in India

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

What slipped under the radar is a story of how Johnson & Johnson used a loophole in US laws to push the product into the Indian market.