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FDA Allows Some J&J Vaccine Doses From Troubled Facility

7 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

The FDA announced Friday that batches of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine manufactured at Emergent BioSolutions' beleaguered facility will be authorized under emergency use authorization for use.
However, in a highly...
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FDA tells J&J to discard more batches of vaccine from Baltimore plant

FDA tells J&J to discard more batches of vaccine from Baltimore plant

7 days ago   |   By Healio

The FDA has told Johnson & Johnson that more batches of COVID-19 vaccine produced at a plant under scrutiny for its manufacturing practices must be discarded.
In a statement, the FDA said it determined “several” batches from the Emergent BioSolutions manufacturing facility in Baltimore “are not suitable for use.” It did not say how many doses of the country's only authorized one-shot COVID-19 vaccine were impacted, but The New York Times reported that the agency asked the drug maker to throw out around 60 million doses because of potential contamination.
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US vaccine surplus grows by the day as expiration dates loom

US vaccine surplus grows by the day as expiration dates loom

7 days ago   |   By ABC News

The U.S. is confronted with an ever-growing surplus of COVID-19 vaccines, looming expiration dates and stubbornly lagging demand at a time when the developing world is clamoring for doses to stem a rise in infections
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Expiration Dates on J&J COVID Vaccine Extended

Expiration Dates on J&J COVID Vaccine Extended

7 days ago   |   By Web MD

U.S. regulators have extended the expiration date on millions of J&J COVID vaccine doses by six weeks.
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