What’s Current: Johnson & Johnson to pay $117 million in vaginal mesh lawsuit

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  • Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay $117 million in a settlement over claims that the company deceptively marketed vaginal mesh products without disclosing side effects, which included severe pain, bleeding, and infections.
  • Newly released data shows that 80 per cent of American children killed in mass shootings within the last decade were shot in incidents tied to family or intimate partner violence. 
  • An Indian Catholic nun who was expelled for taking a prominent role in protests against a bishop accused of rape says she has been “denied justice” by the Vatican.
  • A British teenager accused of lying about being gang raped could be forced to remain in Cyprus for months after her trial was adjourned.
  • A Canberra brothel operator allegedly had women “train” by performing sex acts with him to prove they could do the job, ABC reports.
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.