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FDA ordered Johnson & Johnson to throw out 60 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

FDA orders Johnson & Johnson to throw out 60 million Covid vaccine doses worth $ 600 MILLION at troubled Baltimore plant that had several violations in major blow to countries facing shortages of shots The FDA has ordered 60 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine to be discarded on Friday The shots were… Read More »

Transparency by drug companies, scrutiny by journalists, vital in vaccine news

Pfizer’s chairman and CEO proclaimed in a Pfizer company news release: “Today is a great day for science and humanity.” In that PR news release – but only in that format – Pfizer announced early results of “a vaccine efficacy rate above 90%, at 7 days after the second dose.” That’s about all we know… Read More »

Moderna’s COVID-19 booster vaccine shows promise against variants, company says

Two of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine booster shots under study induced an immune response against SARS-CoV-2 and variants first identified in South Africa and Brazil, the company announced Wednesday. A variant-specific booster shot resulted in higher levels of neutralizing antibodies against the concerning South African variant with fewer side effects than a third shot of the… Read More »