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US recommends ‘pause’ for Johnson & Johnson vaccine over clot reports

Loading the player… The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In this March 25, 2021 file photo, a box of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is shown in a refrigerator at a clinic in Washington state. (AP Photo/Ted… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine scores FDA panel backing, setting up likely authorization

A month after Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine posted positive data in a phase 3 study, the shot is almost ready for prime time. Late Friday, a key panel unanimously endorsed the vaccine for emergency use and sent it to the agency for an official decision. An FDA authorization for the one-dose vaccine would provide a quick lift… Read More »

FDA experts recommend Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine, setting up imminent authorization

A panel of vaccine experts has voted unanimously to recommend authorization of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, setting it up for the Food and Drug Administration to allow its release within hours. The vaccine, developed by Johnson & Johnson-owned Janssen Pharmaceuticals, takes a single shot to provide the full measure of protection from illness due… Read More »