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One simple chart shows how well J&J's single-dose coronavirus vaccine works, with protection kicking in after 2 weeks

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine starts protecting people from getting sick with COVID-19 about two weeks after immunization.
The Food and Drug Administration released a 62-page review of the vaccine on Wednesday. The documents shows that the shot is safe and effective against COVID-19. The one-dose vaccine is in the final stages of the US review process for emergency authorization, which could come as early as this weekend or early next week.
One simple chart in the FDA's review shows a key takeaway from J&J's study: its one-dose vaccine works quite well...
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New data suggests delaying 2nd vaccine doses could be risky

New data suggests delaying 2nd vaccine doses could be risky

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Hello,
This morning, the FDA released new data on Johnson & Johnson's vaccine that found it's safe and effective. We'll hear more about J&J's coronavirus vaccine on Friday when it goes in front of an FDA expert panel for review ahead of an emergency authorization.
Also in healthcare news: Data from Scotland's vaccine rollout suggest delaying second coronavirus vaccine doses could be risky , health systems are building their own health-tech startup , and inside the fallout between Modern Health's cofounders .
Scotland's vaccine rollout suggests delaying the 2nd...
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Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19: US regulators

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19: US regulators

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Scientists also said J&J's shot - one that could help speed vaccinations by requiring just one dose instead of two - is safe to use.
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We just got our best look yet at the data showing that J&J's single-dose coronavirus vaccine can fight the pandemic

We just got our best look yet at the data showing that J&J's single-dose coronavirus vaccine can fight the pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine just got one step closer to reaching the public, as US regulators released documents showing the shot was safe and confirming that it can help prevent COVID-19.
The Food and Drug Administration's review of the data found the shot to be effective and safe, and regulators said there were no identified safety issues that would prevent an emergency OK.
J&J's vaccine is widely expected to become the third COVID-19 vaccine to reach the American public. The healthcare giant has said it will have nearly 4 million doses...
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