• J&J to destroy 60 million doses of vaccine

    4 days ago - By NBC News

    The FDA told Johnson & Johnson that they must destroy 60 million vaccine doses from a plant in Baltimore citing contamination problems. This will not impact the U.S. supply, but could set back those going overseas. There are two confirmed breakthrough cases on a Royal Caribbean cruise.
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  • Some J&J vaccine doses can be used, but many must be tossed

    4 days ago - By Boston Herald

    U.S. regulators are allowing the release of about 10 million doses of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine from a troubled Baltimore factory, but many more doses can't be used and must be thrown out.
    The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it had determined that two batches could be released from the plant, which is owned by Emergent BioSolutions and has been shuttered for eight weeks. But it said several other batches are not suitable for use and additional batches are still under review.
    The agency wouldn't specify the size of those batches or why they can't be used, but a...
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