Made in America
AP Business Writer
More from Linda Johnson
Why Patents on COVID Vaccines Are So Contentious
The pharmaceutical industry says it won’t help curb the outbreak any time soon and will hurt innovation.
May 7th, 2021
Pfizer CEO Pushes Back on Vaccine Timing
He's disappointed that the company's work is being politicized and reassured staff that he won’t bend to pressure to move more quickly.
Oct 2nd, 2020
J&J to Stop Selling Talc-Based Baby Powder in US
The company says the decline in demand for these products in North America has been "fueled by misinformation."
May 19th, 2020
Insulin Makers Offer Drug Free, or Cheap
All top three insulin makers are now offering programs to help patients.
Apr 15th, 2020
J&J Races to Develop Vaccine
The company also slashed its 2020 sales forecast by billions of dollars.
Apr 14th, 2020
COVID-19 Cure Cons Run Rampant
Americans filed complaints about losses to coronavirus-related fraud totaling nearly $6 million.
Apr 8th, 2020
Malfunctioning EpiPens Could Harm Patients
The malfunctions can prevent or delay the devices from injecting the drug or cause them to eject it prematurely.
Mar 25th, 2020
Hospitals Fear Ventilator Shortages
Up to 960,000 coronavirus patients in the U.S. may need ventilators. The nation has 200,000.
Mar 18th, 2020
US Warns Over Fraudulent Coronavirus Claims
The companies are selling soaps, sprays and other concoctions with false claims that they can treat the new coronavirus or keep people from catching it.
Mar 10th, 2020
FDA Says Drug Shortage Tied to Virus Outbreak
They declined to identify the manufacturer or the product.
Mar 2nd, 2020
Weight Loss Drug Pulled Over Cancer Risk
Despite the FDA's ruling, the manufacturer feels the drug’s benefits outweigh any risks.
Feb 14th, 2020
Chinese Scientists Ask for Patent on US Drug
The country has the right under WTO rules to declare an emergency and compel a company to license a patent to protect the public.
Feb 6th, 2020