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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.

Johnson & Johnson says no suffering patients in India. Meet some of them

July 27, 2019 8:17 am

Investigating the patients' records paints a story of suffering, neglect and indifference. Of them hitting a wall when it comes to seeking justice even as they fight debilitating pain, organ damage, pseudo-tumours, the toxic effects of excess cobalt-chromium in the blood.

In US, Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay $1 billion for faulty hip implants, in India brazens it out

July 27, 2019 8:15 am

Johnson & Johnson has claimed in India that it has received no adverse event reports on Pinnacle. Medical records accessed by The Indian Express show otherwise.

Patient groups urge HealthMin to ‘discontinue’ J&J TB drug donations

May 01, 2019 5:07 am

J&J, earlier this month, announced that it would be providing 10,000 courses of bedaquiline, used to treat multi drug-resistant TB, “free of charge” to India through USAID in addition to the 10,000 courses it had committed before.

Johnson & Johnson's rejects lab report on baby shampoo, authorities want product off shelves

April 28, 2019 3:07 pm

The company has strongly objected to the Jaipur-based Drug Testing Laboratory's findings that declared the shampoo allegedly contained formaldehyde.


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.