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Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Approved for EUA

Dear Pharmacist,


On February 27th, the FDA approved Janseen's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use authorization (EUA) effective immediately. They state the one-dose vaccine surpassed all requirements for it to be administered to people 18 years of age or older, 66% effective in preventing moderate to severe/critical COVID-19 occurring at least 28 days after vaccination, and 85% effective in preventing severe/critical COVID-19 occurring at least 28 days after vaccination.


For more information on the FDA release statement:

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-issues-emergency-use-authorization-third-covid-19-vaccine


For information on the vaccine itself:

https://www.fda.gov/media/146305/download


https://www.fda.gov/emergency-preparedness-and-response/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/covid-19-vaccines



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