COVID-19 Vaccine Production Facility Failures

Emergent BioSolutions executives testified before the House Coronavirus Select Subcommittee about failures at their facility being used to produce Johnson and Johnson… read more

Emergent BioSolutions executives testified before the House Coronavirus Select Subcommittee about failures at their facility being used to produce Johnson and Johnson and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. Emergent President and CEO Robert Kramer said a mixup occurred, because the facility was was producing the two vaccines simultaneosuly, which he called “unprecedented.” Mr. Kramer testified the contamination impacted about 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. He spoke about remediation and said Emergent would be prepared to begin production “within a matter of days.” Also participating was Emergent Founder and Executive Chair Faud El-Hibri. The two faced questions about the origins of the company’s federal contract, executive compensation and Emergent stock sales, the number of COVID-19 vaccines the company had delivered to date, and the importance of intellectual property protections. close

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COVID-19 Vaccine Production Facility Failures

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Program ID:
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Category:
House Committee
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House Committee
Location:
2154, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2021 | 10:36am EDT | C-SPAN.org
Last Aired:
May 28, 2021 | 3:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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