Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca plc, and other Covid-19 vaccine makers are shielded from liability for adverse effects on recipients, and attorneys say the protections are a boon for medical innovation that’s critical to combating the pandemic.
The risk of being exposed to the Covid-19 virus on an airline flight drops by as much as half when airlines keep middle seats open, a new study published by the U.S. government concludes, a safety practice the carriers have abandoned.
For the past year the pandemic has brought a halt to in-person inspections of many pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities around the world. With a backlog of more than 1,000 audits to clear, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is facing pressure to embrace something it’s long eschewed: virtual inspections of foreign drug plants.
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As the Covid-19 vaccines roll out, first to frontline workers and the elderly, then to the general public, employers are making plans to return to their offices. How quickly they succeed will likely depend on how many of their employees get vaccinated.
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