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Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine gets Emergency Use approval in India

The 5 vaccines granted EUA in India are SI's Covishield, Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, Russia's Sputnik V, Moderna and now Johnson & Johnson

07 Aug 2021 2:37 PM

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine shows promising signs against Delta variant

According to the company report, the vaccine generated strong, persistent activity against the Delta variant

02 Jul 2021 9:17 AM

India close to giving indemnity to foreign vaccine makers like Pfizer: Report

The government has already met one of Pfizer's other key demands by dropping a requirement that foreign vaccines undergo local trials

10 Jun 2021 5:57 PM

India's Biological E. to produce J&J COVID-19 vaccine

J&J confirmed to Reuters it was working with Biological E. on manufacturing its vaccine

19 May 2021 11:55 AM

Biden announces all Americans to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination by May 1

The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 29,150,068 and 529,102, respectively

12 Mar 2021 10:01 AM

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Pressure mounts on Johnson & Johnson to halt sales of baby powder globally

Johnson & Johnson said in May it would stop sales in the US and Canada, saying demand had fallen in wake of what it called “misinformation”

09 Jul 2020 11:03 AM

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $2.1 billion over cancer-causing talc powder

Johnson & Johnson faced thousands of lawsuits across US alleging it failed to warn consumers of the risk of cancer from its talc products

25 Jun 2020 1:15 PM

Race for virus vaccine could leave some countries behind

Rich countries are rushing to place advance orders for the inevitably limited supply to guarantee their citizens get immunized first

18 Jun 2020 12:01 PM

Johnson & Johnson stops selling baby powder in US, Canada

J&J faces more than 16,000 lawsuits from consumers claiming its talc products, including Johnson's Baby Powder, caused their cancer

20 May 2020 9:32 AM

Human trials of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine to begin in September

US pharmaceutical Moderna has already moved into human trials for its vaccine candidate, as has China's CanSinoBIO.

31 Mar 2020 6:02 PM

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Judge slashes USD 8 bn Risperdal award against J&J to USD 6.8 mn

Johnson & Johnson said in October it faced lawsuits by 13,600 people over Risperdal.

18 Jan 2020 11:58 AM

For the first time ever, J&J recalls baby powder bottles due to asbestos

J&J recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder as FDA finds asbestos in sample.

20 Oct 2019 10:29 PM

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after tests show asbestos in sample

The World Health Organization and other authorities recognise no safe level of exposure to asbestos.

19 Oct 2019 12:14 PM

J&J recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder as FDA finds asbestos in sample

J&J shares fell more than 6 per cent to close at USD 127.70.

19 Oct 2019 11:09 AM

Modi’s jobs deficit: J&J’s largest India plant idle three years after completion

Lack of jobs growth and a farm-income crisis because of low crop prices have hurt Modi in the current general election.

19 May 2019 3:51 PM

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Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo samples fail quality test; co rejects findings

“We do not accept the interim results given to us,” said Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman.

01 Apr 2019 4:06 PM

California jury awards USD 29 million to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

The verdict marks the latest defeat for the healthcare conglomerate facing more than 13,000 talc-related lawsuits in America.

14 Mar 2019 10:38 AM

The problem with baby powder

It is difficult to tell whether the exercise in limiting the damage from lawsuits will be successful.

21 Dec 2018 12:26 AM

Indian drug inspectors seize Johnson & Johnson baby powder: source

Drug inspectors have seized samples of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder from a plant in Himachal Pradesh.

19 Dec 2018 1:57 PM

India to test J&J baby powder for cancer-causing asbestos: reports

A team of 100 drug inspectors had been assigned to examine different manufacturing facilities, wholesalers and distributors, says report.

19 Dec 2018 1:35 PM

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