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FDA Grants Emergency Authorization for Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot COVID Vaccine

2 monthes ago   |   By Slate

The new vaccine has several logistical advantages that make it particularly attractive for rural areas.
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COVID In Minnesota: MDH Reports 813 New Cases, 8 Deaths

2 monthes ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A day after Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine gained authorization for emergency use, the Minnesota Department of Health reported 813 new cases and eight more deaths.
The latest numbers from the state , released Sunday, bring the total case count to 484,594; 6,483 Minnesotans have died from the virus.
One of the deaths reported Sunday was a 30- to 34-year-old in Hennepin County. The other seven who died were all 55 or older. About 63% of the total deaths have occurred in long-term care facilities.
Meanwhile, more than 1.3 million doses of the vaccine have been...
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FDA Authorizes Johnson & Johnson's One-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

WASHINGTON - The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.
Health experts are anxiously awaiting a one-and-done option to help speed vaccinations, as they race against a virus that already has killed more than 510,000 people in the U.S. and is mutating in increasingly worrisome ways.
The FDA said J&J's vaccine offers strong protection against what matters most: serious illness, hospitalizations and death. One dose was 85% protective against the most...
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