Coronavirus Update: J&J’s Single Dose Stands Out From COVID Vaccine Crowd
Phase III Planned For September
J&J is a few months behind companies like Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca in the race to develop a vaccine, but a safe and effective single dose immunization would be a game changer.
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