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J&J's coronavirus shot could dramatically accelerate the US vaccine rollout. Here's your new vaccination timeline

Posted On: Apr 17, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

J&J's coronavirus shot could dramatically accelerate the US vaccine rollout. Here's your new vaccination timeline

Summary List Placement A shot for every American. Political leaders and vaccine manufacturers have endeavored to meet this goal since the start of the pandemic, and it could finally become a reality this summer.
An advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration will vote Friday on whether to recommend Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus shot for emergency authorization. An FDA review on Wednesday showed the shot is safe and effective against COVID-19 .
If J&J's shot gets the green light as expected, it will be the third coronavirus shot to be distributed across the US. Vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have been administered to more than 45 million Americans thus far, though fewer than 21 million Americans have gotten the full two-dose regimen.
Pfizer and Moderna have pledged to distribute 600 million doses to the US public by the end of July - enough to fully vaccinate 300 million people. J&J, meanwhile, has said it could deliver up to 100 million doses of its vaccine by the end of June.
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