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Johnson & Johnson’s COVID vaccine scores FDA panel backing, setting up likely authorization

A month after Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine posted positive data in a phase 3 study, the shot is almost ready for prime time. Late Friday, a key panel unanimously endorsed the vaccine for emergency use and sent it to the agency for an official decision. An FDA authorization for the one-dose vaccine would provide a quick lift… Read More »

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson back at Downing Street to lead response

Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street to take charge of the UK’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. The prime minister will chair the regular morning cabinet meeting on Covid-19 before holding talks with senior ministers and officials. He arrived back at No 10 on Sunday evening amid mounting pressure from Tory MPs to begin… Read More »

Earnings bulletin: Johnson & Johnson’s second quarter of 2019

Johnson & Johnson kicked off the second-quarter earnings season Tuesday, reporting that its pharma unit outperformed struggling consumer healthcare and medical device segments. Pharma posted sales growth of 1.7% and operational growth of 4.4% to hit $ 10.53 billion in sales. Across J&J’s entire business, the company’s revenue sank 1.3% to $ 20.56 billion. At… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe over talc statements: report

Johnson & Johnson faces more than 14,000 lawsuits claiming harm from its iconic talc products. (J&J) Earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson disclosed that it had received federal subpoenas into its talcum powder products, but the company didn’t say whether the investigations were civil or criminal. Now, Bloomberg reports the company is under a criminal probe… Read More »