It is the first of the three authorized Covid-19 vaccines that comes in a single dose.
“The Janssen vaccine has been shown to be safe and effective in preventing severe COVID-19 illness, hospitalization, and death,” Walensky said in a statement.
“This vaccine is also another important tool in our toolbox to equitably vaccinate as many people as possible, as quickly as possible,” she added.
“As a one-dose vaccine, people do not have to return for a second dose to be protected. In addition, this vaccine does not need to be kept in a freezer and can be stored at refrigerated … Read More
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