Thursday, June 17, 2021

Johnson & Johnson

Govt okays 2 more vaccines for emergency use, Pfizer for kids

The CanSino and Johnson & Johnson jabs have been given conditional registration approval while the Pfizer vaccine has been given the green light for use on children 12 and above.

South Africa pulls millions of J&J jabs after contamination concerns

Lagging behind many other countries, South Africa has only vaccinated just over 1% of its population.

US tells J&J millions of vaccine doses from troubled plant can’t be used

US media reports quoting people familiar with the matter put the number at 60 million.

Norway offers Johnson & Johnson jab to volunteers

Only certain categories of people will qualify, including those who need to travel to countries where the pandemic is raging and those who for various reasons cannot wait their turn to receive the other available vaccines.

First case of AstraZeneca jab blood clotting recorded in South Korea

A group of German scientists claim to have found the cause of the rare blood clots.

UK approves single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid jab

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the single-dose vaccine will play an important role in helping people protect themselves from the virus.

Scientists may have discovered why certain Covid jabs can cause blood clots

Scientists and drug regulators have been searching for an explanation for what is causing the rare but potentially deadly side effect.

US workers failed to shower, change clothes at plant which made ruined Covid doses

The plant is not authorised to manufacture or distribute Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine in the US – all doses that have been rolled out in America are shipped in from Europe.

Norway drops AstraZeneca, offers J&J to volunteers only

From the approximately 135,000 injections of AstraZeneca's vaccine administered in Norway up until mid-March, eight cases of severe thrombosis were reported, four of them fatal.

Don’t pick and choose, PM tells Canadians on vaccines

He says the bottom line is that everyone needs to get vaccinated as quickly as possible.

Denmark sekat penggunaan vaksin J&J dalam program vaksinasi

Sebelum ini, Denmark turut menyekat penggunaan vaksin AstraZeneca dalam program vaksinasi kebangsaannya.

‘Jab-anxiety’ probable cause of adverse effects from J&J mass vaccination sites

Experts theorise that people with shot anxiety may have chosen J&J's vaccine because it is the only one that does not require a second shot.

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