EDISON, NJ—Two men were injured after 200 gallons of a hazardous substance leaked from the LyondellBasell facility on Meadow Road, leaving a chemical smell in the air above a neighborhood on the night of August 23. The Titanium tetrachloride was released “due to a broken pipe within their facility,” according to Deputy Chief of the Edison […]
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New Brunswick’s J&J to Buy Boston Area Pharma Company For $6.5 Billion
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said on August 19 it agreed to purchase drugmaker Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. for about $6.5 billion.
School Re-opening Forces Closure of COVID-19 Test Site in New Brunswick
After just over three months in action, the county government’s COVID-19 testing site at the A. Chester Redshaw Elementary School is being shut down to allow the school to re-open in September.
New Jersey’s Coronavirus Transmission Rate Jumps to Highest Level in Months
Governor Phil Murphy announced a significant increase in the rate of transmission for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 here in New Jersey during his press briefing on July 31.
Johnson & Johnson Seeking Approval of New Experimental Drug to Fight Tuberculosis
Pharmaceutical Giant Wants to Market Bedaquiline, a Drug Created by J&J;’s Janssen Research & Development