• STAT+: FDA issues scathing report of Emergent plant responsible for contaminated Covid-19 vaccines

    26 days ago - By STAT

    The Food and Drug Administration issued a scathing inspection report of the Emergent BioSolutions facility where millions of doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine were contaminated, a development that set back plans to quickly vaccinate as many Americans as possible.
    The 13-page report detailed nine serious violations at the Emergent plant in Baltimore, including failures to investigate instances of contamination, maintain sanitary conditions and sterile equipment, and follow procedures for preventing contamination. The FDA also cited personnel who were not well-trained, a poorly...
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  • STAT+: Pharmalittle: Pfizer identifies first counterfeit versions of its Covid-19 vaccine; top house Democrats investigate Emergent BioSolutions

    26 days ago - By STAT

    Rise and shine, everyone, another busy day is on the way. This is the middle of the week, after all, which means congratulations are in order. How so? You made it this far, so why not forge ahead? Of course, no effort would be complete without a few cups of stimulation. We are relying on chocolate mocha, for those keeping track. Feel free to indulge along with us. Remember, no prescription is required. Meanwhile, here are some tidbits to get you going. Have a lovely day, and do keep in touch....
    Three-quarters of Americans believe the U.S. government should start donating Covid-19 to other...
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