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Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine shown to be effective against COVID-19 – ABC News

The single-shot option is not as strong as some of its two-shot rivals, however it could be potentially helpful for a world in dire need of more doses.

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Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) vaccine candidate appears to protect against COVID-19 with just one shot of the dose.
Key points:

  • Johnson & Johnson says trial results show its one-shot vaccine is 66 per cent effective against COVID-19
  • While promising, it is still behind many rivals who are using a two-shot vaccine
  • The company says trying to create a vaccine which requires one shot is worthwhile as the virus continues to spread

The single-shot option is not as strong as some of its two-shot rivals, however…

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