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Coronavirus: A vaccine may only be a partial treatment, even if one is found

The head of the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce says uncertainties remain over how much protection any vaccines can give for coronavirus, and for how long.

‘A partially effective vaccine is better than no vaccine at all,’ she told Sky News.

‘Flu vaccines are 50% effective, but they are widely used and have a big impact on reducing the clinical impacts of flu in the population.’

A phase 3 trial of the Novavax vaccine in underway at the Royal Free Hospital in London.

The US biotechnology firm is to enrol more people out of 270,000 volunteers aged between 18 and 84 as the development process continues.

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    Politicians first. #casedemic #scamdemic

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    Remembet how government's bought up vaccines for swine flu? #plandemic

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    Funny how everyone suddenly gives af**k about the elderly when before they couldn’t give less shits. In fact they were trying to make assisted suicide legal. Oh and they pushed all those COVID positive patients into care homes. Talk about BS.

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    https://www.spiegel.de/international/world/reconstruction-of-a-mass-hysteria-the-swine-flu-panic-of-2009-a-682613.html

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    Omg for real is that lady incharge of buying vaccine for Britain but she don't even know how to wear a face mask we are doomed i tell ya

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    What a joke!

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    Of course, no government wants to let go the emergency powers they have now due to plandemic.

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    Stick the vaccine up your arse

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    Velka Is Best Girl

    >Global Science
    >Global Impact
    Hahaha it's beyond parody. Bow down to the NWO.
    Why not just wear a mask that says, "I'm evil."

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    More FAKE news yawn …yawn,,,YAWN….

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    Mobbdeepak McMacaveli Shakoor

    On September 29, 1982, a "Tylenol scare" began when the first of seven individuals died in Chicago metropolitan area, after ingesting Extra Strength Tylenol that had been deliberately laced with Cyanide. Within a week, the company pulled 31 million bottles of capsules back from retailers, making it one of the first major recalls in American history. The incident led to reforms in the packaging of over-the-counter substances and to federal anti-tampering laws. The case remains unsolved and no suspects have been charged. Johnson & Johnson's quick response, including a nationwide recall, was widely praised by public relations experts and the media and was the gold standard for corporate crisis management.

    2010 children's product recall

    On April 30, 2010, McNeil consumer healthcare, a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson, voluntarily recalled 43 over-the-counter children's medicines, including Tylenol, Tylenol Plus, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl. The recall was conducted after a routine inspection at a manufacturing facility in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, United States revealed that some "products may not fully meet the required manufacturing specifications". Affected products may contain a "higher concentration of active ingredients" or exhibit other manufacturing defects. Products shipped to Canada, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Guam, Guatemala, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Fiji were included in the recall. In a statement, Johnson & Johnson said "a comprehensive quality assessment across its manufacturing operations" was underway. A dedicated website was established by the company listing affected products and other consumer information.

    2010 hip-replacement recall

    On August 24, 2010, DePuy, a subsidiary of American giant Johnson & Johnson, recalled its ASR (articular surface replacement) hip prostheses from the market. DePuy said the recall was due to unpublished National Joint Registry data showing a 12% revision rate for resurfacing at five years and an ASR XL revision rate of 13%. All hip prostheses fail in some patients, but it is expected that the rate will be about 1% a year. Pathologically, the failing prosthesis had several effects. Metal debris from wear of the implant led to a reaction that destroyed the soft tissues surrounding the joint, leaving some patients with long term disability. Ions of cobalt and chromium—the metals from which the implant was made—were also released into the blood and cerebral spinal fluid in some patients.

    In March 2013, a jury in Los Angeles ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $8.3 million in damages to a Montana man in the first of more than 10,000 lawsuits pending against the company in connection with the now-recalled DePuy hip.

    Some lawyers and industry analysts have estimated that the suits ultimately will cost Johnson & Johnson billions of dollars to resolve.

    2010 Tylenol recall

    In 2010 and 2011, Johnson & Johnson voluntarily recalled some over-the-counter products, including Tylenol, due to an odor caused by tribromoanisole. In this case, 2,4,6-tribromophenel was used to treat wooden pallets on which product packaging materials were transported and stored.

    Shareholders lawsuit

    In 2010 a group of shareholders sued the board for allegedly failing to take action to prevent serious failings and illegalities since the 1990s, including manufacturing problems, bribing officials, covering up adverse effects and misleading marketing for unapproved uses. The judge initially dismissed the case in September 2011, but allowed the plaintiffs opportunity to refile at a later time. In 2012 Johnson and Johnson proposed a settlement with the shareholders, whereby the company would institute new oversight, quality and compliance procedures binding for five years.

    Illegal marketing of Risperda

    Juries in several US states have found J&J guilty of concealing the adverse effects of Janssen pharmaceuticals' antipsychotic medication Risperdal, produced by its unit, in order to promote it to doctors and patients as better than cheaper generics, and of falsely marketing it for treating patients with dementia. States that have awarded damages include Texas ($158 million), South Carolina ($327 million), Louisiana ($258 million), and most notably Arkansas ($1.2 billion).

    In 2010, the United States Department of Justice joined a whistleblowers suit accusing the company of illegally marketing Risperdal through omnicare, the largest company supplying pharmaceuticals to nursing homes. The allegations include that J&J were warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) not to promote Risperdal as effective and safe for elderly patients, but they did so, and that they paid Omnicare to promote the drug to care home physicians. The settlement was finalized on November 4, 2013, with J&J agreeing to pay a penalty of around $2.2 billion, "including criminal fines and forfeiture totaling $485 million and civil settlements with the federal government and states totaling $1.72 billion".

    Johnson & Johnson has also been subject to congressional investigations related to payments given to psychiateists to promote its products and ghost write articles, notably Joseph Biederman and his pediatric bipolar disorder research unit.

    Foreign bribery

    In 2011, J&J settled litigation brought by the Us Securities and Exchange Commission under the Foreign Corrupt practices Act and.

    Opioid epidemic

    By 2018, the company had become embroiled in the opioid epidemic in the United States and had become a target of lawsuits. Over 500 opioid-related cases have been filed as of May 2018 against J&J and its competitors In Idaho, J&J is part of a lawsuit accusing the company for being partially to blame for opioid-related overdose deaths. The first major trial began in Oklahoma in May 2019 On August 26, 2019, the Oklahoma judge ordered J&J to pay $572 million for their part in the opioid crisis In October 2019, J&J reached a $20.4 million settlement with two Ohio counties grappling with the opioid epidemic.

    Northeastern Ohio Settlement

    In October 2019, the company agreed to a settlement of US$20.4 million with two Ohio counties – Cuyahoga (Cleveland) and Summit (Akron). The settlement allows the company avoidance of a trial accusing J&J and many other pharmaceutical manufacturers of helping to spark the US opioid epidemic. The trial, scheduled for October 2019, was thought to be an indicator for thousands of opioid-related lawsuits against many drug manufacturers. The arrangement, which contains no admission of liability by the company, provides the counties US$10 million in cash, $5 million for legal expenses and $5.4 million in contributions to opioid-related non-profit organizations in the counties

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    Mobbdeepak McMacaveli Shakoor

    Juries in several US states have found that Janssen Pharmaceutical and its parent company Johnson & Johnson deceptively promoted the antipsychotic drug Risperdal(risperidone). By 2012, four states had been awarded damages, including Louisiana ($258 million in 2010), South Carolina ($327 million in 2011), Texas ($158 million in 2012), and most notably Arkansas ($1.2 billion in 2012) – whose Attorney General stated: “These two companies put profits before people, and they are rightfully being held responsible for their actions".

    In a related issue, Risperdal sales practices resulted in a 2012 provisional settlement totaling $2.3 billion. The United States Department of Justice began investigating Risperdal sales practices in 2004, and in 2010 joined a whistleblowers suit alleging bribes paid to Omnicare the largest company supplying pharmaceutical drugs to nursing homes. The allegations include that Johnson & Johnson and Janssen were warned by the U.S. Food and drug administration (FDA) not to promote Risperdal as effective and safe for elderly patients when in fact it is associated with early death, but they did so; and that they in fact bribed Omnicare pharmacists tens of millions of dollars to promote the drug to care home physicians for this unapproved use. A settlement was provisionally agreed with Johnson & Johnson of around $2.2 billion for this and related allegations, with Omnicare having already settled for around $100 million. Former head of sales and president of Janssen, Alex Gorsky, who the Dept of Justice say “was actively involved” in the fraud, nevertheless became the new CEO of Johnson & Johnson in 2012.

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    Feels so good reading this comment.

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    ENDLESS PLANDEMIC LIES

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    Covid 19 is almost entirely Safe for a large proportion of the population.

    We should be allowed to continue with our lives free of restriction.

    For the vulnerable I hope the government gives them all the support that they are not getting.

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    In the devils dark lab, for the blinded sheeps they prepare the great jab, peace and safety they cry, as they gleefully leep into the eternal 🔥 to fry.

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    Ramp up the fear for the snowflakes 👍

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    Mobbdeepak McMacaveli Shakoor

    I posted a comment here listing the lawsuits filed against Pfizer for injuries caused by their products but for some reason I can't seem to find that comment. Typical sly news.

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    Rahim Khanbangash

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    Bill Gates will kill us all

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    The Gates global Vaccines already exists but the virus doesn’t

    Work it out!

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    It's a cold, I wouldn't worry about it tbh

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    The government destroyed the economy over a flu

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    I’m not being micro chipped no thanks

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    Has flu vaccine history taught us anything yet? It's like stopping water from a colander!

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    santixprodigy Santix

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    santixprodigy Santix

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    santixprodigy Santix

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    alllifesz 1988 zindabad uk

    Driven beyond insanity no exit ever yes yes yesaaaaassssssssassaaaaaaassss

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    alllifesz 1988 zindabad uk

    It going 2 eat all one bite yum yum yum yam yessssssssssssasssssss

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    Facebook BANS Anti Vaccine Ads on their site. Still don't think there's an agenda? – https://www.newsmax.com/us/facebook-anti-vaccine-ads-ban/2020/10/13/id/991746/

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    Андрей Игоревич

    https://www.google.ru/search?q=wasteland+3&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=ru-ru&client=safari

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    Remove china from UNSC permanent seat China is dangerous to human being 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳

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    Always check ingredients and the effects and history of those ingredients.

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    Why is there always talk about a vaccine, never a CURE…

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    alllifesz 1988 zindabad uk

    Eye turn in2 yohead yes yes yesssssssaaasassssssssssss

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    These people are charlatans and propogansists

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