Massive Blunder or “Blip”? 15 million doses of would-be Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines had to be discarded after a Baltimore plant run by Emergent BioSolutions—a company central to Johnson & Johnson’s US production plan—mixed ingredients with…

After initially rejecting Johnson & Johnson vaccines—saying they were “very good” but “not as good” as the Moderna and Pfizer’s—Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan walked back his statement, 

The Biden administration moved up the US vaccination schedule by 2 months yesterday, promising enough doses to vaccinate all US adults by May’s end,

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine secured approvals for widespread use by the

More evidence is rolling in that COVID-19 variants can challenge the protective power of vaccines.  

For months, Purdue Pharma has been negotiating a $10-12 billion settlement that would resolve some 2,000 lawsuits against the company, NBC News reported yesterday—a day after a landmark ruling against Johnson & Johnson for its role in Oklahoma’s opioid crisis.  

A judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay Oklahoma $572 million yesterday in a landmark ruling on the corporation’s role in the state’s opioid crisis, The New York Times reports.   Judge Thad Balkman lambasted the company for “false, misleading, and dangerous marketing…

This afternoon an Oklahoma judge will deliver a landmark ruling that will determine Johnson & Johnson's responsibility for the opioid epidemic in the state—to the tune of $17.2 billion in possible damages, CNN reports.  

A landmark trial beginning today in Oklahoma will delve into the origins of the opioid crisis that’s killing 130 people a day, Politico reports.