Troubled Maryland plant told to toss part of the J&J vaccine ingredient it manufactured

Several batches of the J&J vaccine substance were deemed unsuitable, and other batches are under review.

By: - June 11, 2021 3:23 pm
The J&J/Janssen vaccine is recommended for people aged 18 years and older.

The Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine is a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine authorized by the FDA for emergency use in the U.S. (Photo by Stephen Zenner/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Virginia Mercury. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.