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US authorises J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine, making it third available

The J&J vaccine is the third authorised in the United States, following ones from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, both of which require two doses. The US Food and Drug Administration announced the emergency use authorisation of the J&J vaccine for adults aged 18 and older following Friday’s unanimous endorsement by the agency’s panel of outside experts.… Read More »

Judges slam J&J’s ‘reprehensible’ talc defense, cut massive 2018 verdict to $2.11B

For years, Johnson & Johnson has vowed to appeal each talc verdict it lost, and the company cited a “fundamentally unfair process” and “multiple errors” when jurors in St. Louis ordered the company to pay $ 4.69 billion to 22 women with ovarian cancer.  Now, an appeals court has reduced that award—but only to $ 2.11 billion, thanks to J&J’s “outrageous” and “reprehensible” defense of the product.… Read More »