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J&J files COVID-19 vaccine application with U.S. FDA

· 02/04/2021 17:46
J&J files COVID-19 vaccine application with U.S. FDA

- Johnson & Johnson JNJ.N said on Thursday it has asked U.S. health regulators to authorize its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.

The drugmaker's application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) follows its Jan. 29 report in which it said the vaccine had a 66% rate of preventing infections in its large global trial. nL1N2K406P


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(Reporting by Vishwadha Chander in Bengaluru; Editing by Caroline Humer and Matthew Lewis)

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