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Johnson & Johnson's vaccine appears to protect against COVID-19 with just one shot

The Free Press Journal | 29/01/2021 09:17 PM | Click to read full article

Johnson & Johnson's long-awaited vaccine appears to protect against COVID-19 with just one shot - not as strong as some two-shot rivals but still potentially helpful for a world in dire need of more doses.

J&J said Friday that in the US and seven other countries, the single-shot vaccine was 66% effective overall at preventing moderate to severe illness, and much more protective - 85% - against the most serious symptoms.