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Health Apr 01Company at heart of Johnson & Johnson vaccine woes has series of citations
The company at the center of quality problems that led Johnson & Johnson to discard a batch of its coronavirus vaccine has a string of citations from U.S. health officials for quality control problems.
Health Mar 05WATCH: White House COVID-19 response team holds briefing
The White House says two new mass vaccination sites will soon be open, in Atlanta and Cleveland, each with the ability to provide 6,000 daily coronavirus shots.
Health Mar 02U.S. will be able to vaccinate all adults by end of May, Biden says
Drugmaker Merck & Co. will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson's newly approved coronavirus vaccine in an effort to expand supply more quickly.
Health Jan 29Johnson & Johnson’ single-shot vaccine is 66 percent effective against COVID-19
With vaccinations off to a rocky start globally, experts had been counting on a one-dose vaccine that would stretch scarce supplies and avoid the logistics nightmare of getting people to return for boosters.
Health Oct 23AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson resume U.S. tests of COVID-19 vaccines
Two drugmakers say they have the go-ahead to resuming U.S. testing of their COVID-19 vaccine candidates. Both are in the final stage of testing before the companies can seek regulatory approval.
Health Sep 23Late-stage study of first single-shot vaccine begins in U.S.
Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final-stage study to try to prove if a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine can protect against the virus.
Health Aug 20Pandemic pushes expansion of ‘hospital-at-home’ treatment
Communications technology, portable medical equipment and teams of doctors, nurses, X-ray techs and paramedics make this possible. Like telemedicine, the concept stands to become more popular with consumers hooked on home delivery and other Internet-connected conveniences.
Health Aug 19FDA blocks much-anticipated BioMarin hemophilia gene therapy
Investors fled drug developer BioMarin in droves on Wednesday, driving shares down by a third after U.S. regulators rejected the company's potentially game-changing hemophilia A gene therapy.
Health Feb 28FDA reports drug shortage tied to novel coronavirus outbreak
The Food and Drug Administration declined to identify the manufacturer or the product.
Nation Dec 28Age limit now 21 across US for cigarettes, tobacco products
Anyone under 21 can no longer legally buy cigarettes, cigars or any other tobacco products in the U.S.