Biden administration aware of Johnson & Johnson vaccine issues two weeks ago

Biden administration aware of Johnson & Johnson vaccine issues two weeks ago


Some senior Biden administration officials were reportedly aware two weeks ago that there were problems with a Johnson & Johnson contractor – issues that could result in the delay of a substantial amount of doses of the vaccine, according to a report.

Workers at Emergent BioSolutions’ Baltimore plant mixed up the ingredients for Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine with ingredients from another shot, ruining 15 million doses, it was reported on Wednesday.

Future shipments of the vaccine have since been halted.

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But two senior officials working on the COVID-19 response said problems at Emergent’s production plant became clear earlier this month, Politico reported.

And a third official told the outlet that the Department of Health and Human Services found out last week about Emergent’s blunder.

“It was no secret that Emergent did not have a deep bench of pharmaceutical manufacturing experts,” the official said.

The company’s failure will delay future shipments of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, and distribution of

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