Top Official Warned That Covid Vaccine Plant Had to Be ‘Monitored Closely’

Mr. de Notaristefani, a former top executive at two major pharmaceutical companies, cited “significant” personnel problems, writing that plans to increase staffing seemed “inadequate to enable the company to manufacture at the required rate.”He also noted that audits by the...

President Biden Takes 1st Tentative Steps to Address Global Covid-19 Vaccine Shortage

Under pressure to play catch-up on “vaccine diplomacy,” President Biden says he will help finance vaccine manufacturing capacity but is still resisting exports of doses. View original article here Source

Biden Takes First Tentative Steps to Address Global Vaccine Shortage

Under pressure to play catch-up on “vaccine diplomacy,” President Biden says he will help finance vaccine manufacturing capacity but is still resisting exports of doses. View original article here Source

Biden Cancels Visit to Emergent Facility After Times Report on Its Tactics

The White House scrapped a trip to a vaccine plant in Baltimore run by Emergent BioSolutions after a New York Times investigation into the company. View original article here Source

How Emergent BioSolutions Put an ‘Extraordinary Burden’ on the U.S.’s Troubled Stockpile

The shortage of lifesaving medical equipment last year was a searing example of the government’s failed coronavirus response. As health workers resorted to wearing trash bags, one Maryland company profited by selling anthrax vaccines to the country’s emergency reserve. View...

Coronavirus Vaccines Are Reaching American Arms

President Biden is pressing for speedier inoculations as well — a case he is expected to make on Friday, when he travels to Kalamazoo, Mich., to visit the manufacturing plant of Pfizer, one of the two manufacturers of federally authorized...

For a Nation on Edge, Antacids Become Hard to Find

First it was toilet paper. Then it was meat.Now, it’s antacids.People searching online or in stores for over-the-counter tummy soothers are finding that they can’t easily buy antacid medications like Tums, Pepcid and its generic version, famotidine, in parts of...