The FDA said that it would "continue to monitor the safety of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine and all other vaccines."
Novavax says fetal cells were not used in developing its COVID vaccine, which is currently being reviewed by the FDA.
An unconfirmed report claims that a plant has shifted into making vaccines for another virus.
The data was collected between June to December 2021, before the highly contagious Omicron variant was dominant in the United States.
The companies donated a combined $8.1 million to the 147 Republican lawmakers who voted against certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election
The vaccine-skeptical congresswoman declared income from her AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson holdings in August.
Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said the agreement still needs to be formally approved by city councils and county commissions in Oregon to be final.
The U.S. health agency has recommended people get the Moderna or Pfizer COVID vaccines instead of J&J's over concerns about rare blood clots.
Africa is the world's least vaccinated continent with only 20 of its 54 countries at least 10 percent fully inoculated.
The CDC changed its stance on the J&J vaccine after rare blood clots were found in 57 out of 17 million recipients.
"Johnson & Johnson remains confident in the overall positive benefit-risk profile of its COVID-19 vaccine," the company said on Thursday.
A CDC advisory panel has recommended that the public get the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine over a Johnson & Johnson jab.
A CDC advisory body will meet to discuss the J&J COVID vaccine and a side-effect seen in 54 out of 16.4 million people who have received the shot.
BioNTech, AstraZeneca, and Johnson & Johnson have announced plans to test their vaccinations against the new variant of concern.
A special adviser to the WHO head tweeted: "How do you double down on inequity and injustice? Deny countries vaccines so they generate variants and then when they do impose travel restrictions."
COVID-19 vaccination boosters are one step closer to being available for all American adults.
"The U.S. needs to make sure these companies, which they funded, are prioritizing public health rather than profits," said advocacy manager Robbie Silverman.
The company that will focus on brands like Neutrogena, Aveeno, Band-Aid and Listerine, has yet to be named.
"The court has allowed public nuisance claims to address discrete, localized problems, not policy problems," said the written opinion.
"Today's actions demonstrate our commitment to public health in proactively fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic," the FDA commissioner said.
An FDA expert panel vote to approve a Johnson & Johnson booster shot two months after the first dose. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
If it does recommend a booster for J&J, the agency will also need to decide whether recipients should get the shot two months or six months after initial vaccination.
"On the basis of literally hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of millions of vaccinations that we've had, the safety of these vaccines has been clearly established."
Jessica Berg Wilson is the fourth person to die from a complication of the J&J vaccine out of over 8 million recipients of the shot.
Health Minister Janez Poklukar said the vaccine's "benefits continue to outweigh the risks," as Slovenia investigates the death of a vaccinated woman.
62 percent of all respondents said booster shots show "scientists are continuing to find ways to make vaccines more effective."
The Indian prime minister is due to meet Joe Biden on September 24 in Washington D.C.
The company's chief scientific officer said a second shot increases protection against the virus and extends the duration of protection.
The Republican governor said seniors who live in congregate care settings are now authorized for COVID-19 booster shots.
The Pfizer vaccine can now be marketed and will be referred to as Comirnaty.