Company Who Knew Asbestos Was in Its Baby Powder Now Distributing COVID-19 Vaccine

After Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, Johnson & Johnson became the third vaccine to be authorized for distribution in the United States. After its approval, controversy quickly arose as the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, and other dioceses from across the country released statements expressing “moral concerns” over the shot due to its use of lab-grown cells that descend from cells taken in the 1980s from the tissue of aborted fetuses. While fetal tissue may be a legitimate concern for many, it is fairly common in plenty of other vaccines. And Johnson & Johnson has given us far greater reasons to be skeptical of their products.

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades their baby powder was tainted with carcinogenic asbestos and they kept that information from regulators and the public. A government-funded study from the mid-1990s found that Johnson’s baby powder caused cancer in rats and other studies have found an increased risk of cancer in women who used their talc-based products. The potential risks have been known to the company for decades.

What’s more, in 2018, the pharma giant was ordered to pay $4.7 billion to thousands of victims who reportedly developed cancer from using Johnson & Johnson’s products. In that case, 22 women alleged the company’s talc-based products, including its baby powder, contained the known carcinogen, asbestos, which caused them to develop cancer. According to reports, there are over 9,000 similar talc lawsuits against the company.

Currently faced with several major lawsuits for fueling the opioid crisis in the United States, Johnson & Johnson also has a history of bribing doctors and government officials. Even more disturbing still, a Reuters investigation found that J&J knowingly sold a baby powder product that they knew had asbestos in it, which causes mesothelioma….

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