Canada to donate 10M J&J COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries

Canada will donate up to 10M additional doses of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccines — also known as the Janssen vaccine — internationally, the federal government announced Wednesday. “I … Read More

J&J expects to sell $2.5B in COVID-19 vaccines this year despite safety issues

Johnson & Johnson raised its 2021 revenue estimates on Wednesday and forecast it would sell $2.5 billion worth of its COVID-19 vaccine this year, as it strives to quell production … Read More

U.S. lawsuit accusing companies of fuelling opioid crisis may be settled for $26 billion

The yearslong effort by state and local governments in the U.S. to force the pharmaceutical industry to help pay to fix a nationwide opioid addiction and overdose crisis took a … Read More

2 Neutrogena spray-on sunscreens recalled in Canada due to benzene levels

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 20, 2021 8:48 pm     Updated July 21, 2021 3:12 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article … Read More

2 Neutrogena spray-on sunscreens recalled in Canada due to high benzene levels

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 20, 2021 8:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Johnson & Johnson is recalling … Read More

Johnson & Johnson says its COVID-19 vaccine strong against Delta variant in new study

Johnson & Johnson said late Thursday that its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine showed strong promise against the Delta variant and other emerging strains and also provided durable protection against the infection … Read More

Feds making ‘assessment of demand’ from provinces for Johnson & Johnson vaccine supply

Procurement Minister Anita Anand says the federal government is conducting an “assessment of demand” for Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine supply with provinces and territories. “Decisions are still being made … Read More

Unused J&J COVID-19 vaccine doses will be given back to the company, Tam says

Canada’s top public health official says more than 300,000 unused doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will be given back to the company after Health Canada announced it wouldn’t … Read More

Johnson & Johnson asks U.S. Supreme Court to void $2B baby powder verdict

Johnson & Johnson is asking for Supreme Court review of a $2 billion verdict in favor of women who claim they developed ovarian cancer from using the company’s talc products. The case features … Read More

Canada to keep holding back J&J COVID-19 vaccines until U.S. lab probe is complete

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 21, 2021 8:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s plans to use the … Read More

Biden commits to sharing 80M COVID-19 vaccine doses with world in coming weeks

President Joe Biden will announce Monday that the U.S. will share an additional 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with the world in the coming six weeks, the White House … Read More

Provinces see record COVID-19 case counts as hotspots wait amid J&J vaccine delays

Officials in some COVID-19 hot spots awaited word on immunization efforts Saturday after learning Health Canada was holding back expected Johnson & Johnson vaccines over safety concerns, while several provinces … Read More

Canada to get 1.9M COVID-19 vaccines this week, including 1st Johnson & Johnson shots 

The federal government says it expects Canada to receive around 1.9 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines this week, including its very first shipment of single-dose shots from Johnson & Johnson. … Read More

Some U.S. areas stop using J&J COVID-19 vaccine after ‘adverse reaction’ reports

Following the shutdown of a mass vaccination site in Colorado after 11 people reported “adverse reactions” to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 jab, a county in North Carolina also paused … Read More

Biolyse suggests Health Canada lacks urgency over its ask to produce COVID-19 vaccines for export

Biolyse Pharma says it could be producing as many as 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine for export annually, but it’s waiting for action from Health Canada. The St. Catharines, … Read More

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 shot set to soon arrive in Canada. Here’s what we know

Canada will soon add another COVID-19 vaccine to its supply, with procurement minister Anita Anand announcing this week that initial shipments of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose jab are to arrive … Read More

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine will soon arrive in Canada. Here’s what we know

Canada will soon add another COVID-19 vaccine to its supply, with procurement minister Anita Anand announcing this week that initial shipments of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose jab are to arrive … Read More

Company at centre of Johnson & Johnson vaccine problem has prior health citations: report

The company at the center of quality problems that led Johnson & Johnson to discard an unknown amount of its coronavirus vaccine has a string of citations from U.S. health officials for … Read More

Johnson & Johnson says batch of COVID-19 vaccines failed quality check

A batch of Johnson & Johnson‘s COVID-19 vaccine failed quality standards and can’t be used, the drug giant said late Wednesday. The drugmaker didn’t say how many doses were lost, … Read More

Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine won’t be the ‘workhorse’ in Canada’s rollout

A policy expert says the Canada’s Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shipment timeline is the result of naivety and a lack of ambition, while an infectious disease physician says it … Read More

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine plant approved in U.S.

A large plant being used to manufacture Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine was cleared by U.S. regulators on Tuesday, setting the stage for the weekly U.S. supply to surge more then 20 percent. About 27 million … Read More

U.S. has now administered more than 107M COVID-19 vaccine doses, CDC says

By Aakriti Bhalla Reuters Posted March 14, 2021 2:30 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The United States has administered 107,060,274 … Read More

Majority of Canadians don’t think feds will meet COVID-19 vaccine target: Ipsos

The majority of Canadians are not confident the federal government will meet its COVID-19 vaccine target of having most of the population inoculated by the end of September, according to … Read More

Johnson & Johnson vaccine approval expected in ‘next few days’: feds

Canadian public health officials say they are confident regulators are on track to approve the Johnson & Johnson one-shot coronavirus vaccine within a matter of days. Dr. Marc Berthiaume, director … Read More

Canada received ‘last piece’ of manufacturing data for Johnson & Johnson vaccine: Sharma

Canada has received the “last piece” of manufacturing data needed to decide whether to approve the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, Health Canada’s chief medical adviser says. In an interview … Read More

Fauci says 3 approved COVID-19 vaccines ‘really quite good,’ urges public to accept shots

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said on Sunday he would take the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, as he encouraged Americans to accept any … Read More

Johnson & Johnson says coronavirus vaccine data expected next week

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday said it expected to report eagerly-awaited data on its COVID-19 vaccine early next week, and that it would be able to meet the delivery target … Read More

AstraZeneca resumes U.S. coronavirus vaccine trial, Johnson & Johnson to follow

AstraZeneca has resumed the U.S. trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine after approval by regulators, and Johnson & Johnson is preparing to resume its trial on Monday or Tuesday, the … Read More

Johnson & Johnson pauses coronavirus vaccine trials after ‘unexplained illness’

Johnson & Johnson has temporarily paused its clinical trials for a potential novel coronavirus vaccine after an “unexplained illness” in a study participant, the company said Monday. In a statement … Read More

9 drugmaker executives testing coronavirus vaccines pledge safety, high standards

The top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first vaccines against the new coronavirus signed an unprecedented pledge meant to boost public confidence in any approved vaccines. The … Read More

Germany tries to stop U.S. from luring coronavirus vaccine company

Berlin is trying to stop Washington from persuading a German company seeking a coronavirus vaccine to move its research to the United States, prompting German politicians to insist no country … Read More

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