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					Johnson & Johnson Olympic Pavilion To Host Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Army Exhibit During the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Company Helps Establish Fundraising Platform for Continued Warrior Preservation
Beijing, China (June 3, 2008) – Johnson & Johnson and the China Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Army Museum today announced an expanded partnership that includes exhibiting several of the famed Terracotta Warriors in the Johnson & Johnson Olympic Pavilion during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Continuing their long history of collaboration begun in 2000, Johnson & Johnson and the Museum also announced a global fundraising platform for the continued research and preservation of these historic and majestic icons. The announcement was made in Beijing by officials of the Museum, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG), Officials of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage and the Shaanxi Administration of Cultural Heritage, and Johnson & Johnson. During the Olympic Games in Beijing, visitors to the Johnson & Johnson Pavilion on the Beijing Olympic Green will have a chance to see authentic Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Warrior statues and other relics as part of the exhibit planned in collaboration with the Museum. The Warrior exhibit will be one of many high-tech, interactive experiences in the Pavilion that demonstrate how the Company celebrates the spirit of caring to create a healthier world. Special water and plant features will help create an eco-friendly structure that will provided a cool, green oasis in the heart of the Olympic Green throughout the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. "Johnson & Johnson is privileged to share the history and majesty of the Terracotta Warriors with the world as we gather in Beijing for the 2008 Summer Games," said Brian Perkins, corporate vice president, Johnson & Johnson. ”We have long believed it is our responsibility to support and engage with the communities in which we live and work, and we hope to help draw attention to the Warriors to aid the Museum in its quest to preserve these historic wonders of Chinese history. As we announce this exciting element of our Olympic program, Johnson & Johnson stands proudly with the people of China to celebrate the country’s remarkable heritage. " In addition, Johnson & Johnson and the Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Army Museum have established The Emperor Qin Shi Huang – Dr. Paul Janssen Cultural Relics Conservation

Fund to support the ongoing efforts to preserve the Terracotta Warriors and other cultural artifacts. Contributions to the Fund will be used to further scientific knowledge about conservation and restoration of historical cultural relics and sites; promote education and training; assist with publications and dissemination of knowledge; and stimulate scientific progress through awards, scholarships and grants. Johnson & Johnson will support the Fund by hosting a fundraising event and other initiatives around the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Also, with the cooperation of the King Baudouin Foundation of Belgium, people around the world can contribute to the Fund by visiting www.jnj.com.cn/olympics starting in July 2008. Xian-Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd. (XJP) and Janssen Pharmaceutica of Belgium, both Johnson & Johnson companies, have long partnered with the Museum on the preservation of the Terracotta Army. When several strains of fungi began to affect the Terracotta Army in the late 1990’s, XJP and Janssen Pharmaceutica worked closely with Museum scientists to develop their capabilities with anti-fungal solutions and to customize the Company’s anti-fungal solutions to help preserve the relics. The Companies then helped the Museum establish the Dr. Paul Janssen Laboratory for Advanced Material Protection Research, which has since broadened its focus to contribute to the preservation of relics throughout China and around the world. “As guardians of one of China’s most treasured historical icons, the Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Army Museum is dedicated to ensuring that the cultural legacy of the Warriors can be passed on to future generations,” said Cao Wei, deputy director at the Museum. “We celebrate this unique opportunity to bring the Warriors to Beijing and share them with the world in partnership with Johnson & Johnson and BOCOG.” “With China on the world’s stage this summer, we appreciate the efforts of Johnson & Johnson and the Museum to exhibit one of our country’s greatest treasures,” said Tu Mingde, assistant to the president, BOCOG. “Millions of visitors from China and around the world will be able to view these historical relics, and we truly believe this exhibit will be one of the cultural highlights of the Olympiad.” The Terracotta Warriors were created under China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, who began work on his mausoleum immediately upon ascending to the throne at the age of 13 in 246 B.C. When finished, the mausoleum was filled with invaluable treasures and sacrificial objects, including roughly 8,000 life-size clay Warriors and Horses dressed for battle. After the Emperor’s death in 210 B.C., the Terracotta Warriors and other treasures remained buried for more than 22 centuries. When the underground army was discovered east of Xi'an city in Shaanxi province in 1974, large-scale excavation was undertaken and the State Council authorized the building of the China Qin Shi Huang Terracotta Army Museum on the site. The Museum is listed as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. About Johnson & Johnson

Caring for the world, one person at a time ... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Our 119,500 employees at more than 250 Johnson & Johnson companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. Johnson & Johnson is an Official Partner of the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a Worldwide Partner of the International Olympic Committee, and a Proud Partner of the United States Olympic Committee and the U.S. Olympic Team.

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