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An advisory panel for the US Food and Drug Administration has recommended Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee unanimously voted to approve the vaccine.vaccine be given the green light by the FDA. The vote came Friday afternoon from the
The next step will be emergency approval from the FDA itself.
Johnson & Johnson submitted an application 66% effective overall in preventing COVID-19 in a global clinical trial.in early February a week after announcing its single-dose was
It would be the third vaccine on the US market, following the FDA granting emergency use authorization for theand coronavirus vaccines in December, with vaccinations beginning just days later. Those vaccines are said to be 95% and 94% effective, respectively. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, .
Earlier this month, President Joe Biden announced that the US is buying enough doses ofin the country by the end of July — though this doesn’t mean everyone will be vaccinated by then.
“We’ve now purchased enough vaccine supply to vaccinate all Americans,” Biden said. Actually administering the vaccines to all Americans because vaccinations are managed at a state and local level.
Here’s, and how to in your state.
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