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J&J told the Food and Drug Administration that an extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination — but that it might work better if people wait until six months later.
Published on Oct 16, 2021 06:55 AM IST
The drugmaker says researchers saw an increase in antibodies nine-fold higher than levels seen about a month after the first dose of the vaccination was administered.
Published on Aug 25, 2021 10:04 PM IST
AP | , New Brunswick, Us
In a statement, the American pharma company said it was "imperative" to ensure all sections of the population, including children, were vaccinated against the virus at the earliest.
Published on Aug 20, 2021 11:43 AM IST
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
“While we look forward to meeting our delivery commitments, it is premature for us to speculate on the timing of our vaccine deliveries,” Johnson and Johnson said.
Updated on Aug 08, 2021 01:23 AM IST
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Updated on Aug 07, 2021 05:00 PM IST
With the latest approval of Johnson & Johnson's candidate, India has now paved the way for the single-dose vaccine to be available for people of the country.
Published on Aug 07, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The EU drug regulator said a condition where the immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys blood cells needed for clotting, or immune thrombocytopenia, is an “important identified risk” and health workers and people receiving the vaccine should be informed of this possible side effect.
Published on Aug 07, 2021 04:53 AM IST
Agencies | , Amsterdam
The J&J vaccine has been approved by several western countries and is in use in many of these, while the Novavax dose has shown some of the most promising results in clinical trials.
Updated on Aug 07, 2021 01:35 AM IST
An important milestone for India, J&J says as it inches closer to bring its single-dose Covid-19 vaccine to India in collaboration with Biological E.
Published on Aug 06, 2021 12:52 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation had earlier said in a note that Johnson & Johnson "has informed that they are withdrawing their proposal". But the US-based company said the discussions about Janssen are still on.
Published on Aug 02, 2021 06:08 PM IST
Johnson & Johnson had said in April it was seeking an approval to conduct a bridging clinical study of its Janssen Covid-19 vaccine candidate in India. A line in drug regulator's note recently said that the company withdrew its proposal without giving any details.
Published on Aug 02, 2021 03:31 PM IST
Zimbabwe is in the grip of a third wave of Covid-19 infections, with over half of the country's 101,711 total cases and 3,280 fatalities recorded in July itself.
Published on Jul 28, 2021 08:58 PM IST
By Shanza Khan | Edited by Avik Roy, Zimbabwe, Hindustan Times
Saudi Arabia, which bars direct travel from Pakistan, has only approved the AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines, so anyone arriving without one of those shots is required to quarantine at a cost many Pakistani workers say they cannot afford.
Published on Jul 27, 2021 07:28 PM IST
The company said all lots of Neutrogena and Aveeno brand aerosol sunscreen products were being called back as a cautionary measure after internal testing identified low levels of benzene in some samples, news agency Reuters reported.
Published on Jul 15, 2021 01:55 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement it has received reports of 100 people who got the shot developing Guillain-Barré syndrome, an immune system disorder that can cause muscle weakness and occasionally paralysis.
Published on Jul 13, 2021 12:57 AM IST
AP | , Washington
According to the Post, about 100 preliminary reports of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) have been detected in the United States after vaccination with J&J shot, mostly in men, many of whom were 50 or older.
Published on Jul 13, 2021 12:50 AM IST
"While the FDA is not yet ready to include the Emergent BioSolutions plant ... as an authorized manufacturing facility, the agency continues to work through issues there with Janssen and Emergent BioSolutions management," the FDA said.
Published on Jul 03, 2021 02:05 AM IST
- The Johnson and Johnson coronavirus vaccine will be produced by Indian biopharmaceutical company Biological E
Updated on Jul 02, 2021 06:49 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- Brazil had already given regulatory approval to the J&J vaccine, providing the quickest path to getting a large number of doses to the country immediately
Published on Jun 24, 2021 09:26 PM IST
Reuters | , Washington
From England delaying reopening to Chicago fully reopening, California remaining under a state of emergency, Paris lifting the curfew for the French Open fans and Switzerland planning to reopen its borders for overseas visitors who have received a Covid-19 vaccine, catch all the travel updates here
Updated on Jun 13, 2021 05:42 PM IST
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Published on Jun 12, 2021 01:22 PM IST
The agency said it was not yet ready to authorize Emergent's plant for manufacturing the J&J vaccine.
Published on Jun 11, 2021 11:12 PM IST
The company said a Food and Drug Administration review concluded the shots remain safe and effective for at least 4 1/2 months.
Published on Jun 11, 2021 01:21 AM IST
PTI | , Washington
“I know [the US International] Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is looking at how we can invest so that we can help produce the Johnson & Johnson vaccine here in India,” US chargé d’affaires Daniel Smith said.
Updated on May 12, 2021 12:16 PM IST
By Rezaul H Laskar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
"Many countries have gone through what India is going through – the UK and countries in Europe had exactly the same problem," South Africa's health minister Zweli Mkhize said.
Published on Apr 27, 2021 05:19 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Johannesburg
- The United States is expected to announce its decision on the single-shot J&J vaccine by Friday, as nations around the world urgently try to accelerate inoculation campaigns and revive their pandemic-ravaged economies.
Published on Apr 25, 2021 09:42 AM IST
The agencies could decide to resume use of the vaccine as soon as Friday evening. The FDA will include a warning statement with the shot about the risk of clots, which have primarily been seen in young women.
Published on Apr 24, 2021 05:44 AM IST
Italy's health ministry and pharmaceutical agency gave the green light for the shot after a precautional suspension following reports the shot might be linked to very rare blood clots.
Published on Apr 21, 2021 02:47 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Srivatsan K C, Rome
This comes close to the heels of the central government last week deciding to fast-track emergency approvals for all foreign produced coronavirus jabs that have been given a similar nod by the World Health Organization.
Published on Apr 19, 2021 11:15 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi
A report said that Brussels would rather focus on Covid-19 vaccines using messenger RNA (mRNA) technology, such as Pfizer's and Moderna's.
Published on Apr 14, 2021 04:48 PM IST