The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ordered pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) to discard 60 million doses of Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine after the regulatory body identified “possible contamination” inside the vials.
The affected doses came from a problematic facility in Baltimore that is known to be plagued with manufacturing and safety violations. In this case, an “ingredient mix-up” may have occurred, officials say, resulting in J&J’s Chinese Virus injections getting filled with something other than the intended spike protein concoction.
This same Maryland facility was completely shut down back in April, by the way, after FDA officials discovered unsanitary conditions and other problems that they decided rendered it too dangerous to continue operating. It was eventually reopened, however, to produce Wuhan Flu shots.
Late last week, the FDA also strangely went ahead and gave J&J the green light to send 10 million of these potentially contaminated J&J doses to poor countries, stipulating that there was no guarantee they were made using good manufacturing practices. Read more…