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New Jersey to Receive Thousands of one-shot J&J vaccine

By Amaya Morales

Managing Editor

Today’s update will focus on the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine coming to New Jersey.

Let’s jump right in. 

On Friday, the FDA unanimously voted to recommend approval of the Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine for usage in adults, according to northjersey.com.

New Jersey is set to receive 70,000 doses of the one-shot vaccine in the coming week, northjersey.com continued.

This would be the country’s third COVID-19 vaccine if the FDA approves it for emergency use authorization purposes, according to nj.com.

“Quite simply, an approval of Johnson & Johnson’s application would be a game-changer,” said Gov. Phil Murphy in a Friday news briefing

“Simply having a third tool in our toolbox is critical,” Murphy continued.

COVID-19 Numbers 

There were 3,869 new positive COVID-19 tests in New Jersey from yesterday to today, with 523 new cases in Bergen County. 

Sat. 2/27/2021Fri. 2/26/2021
New Jersey783,000778,960
Bergen County76, 86276,339

*Numbers according to Google Statistics. Stay tuned for more daily news updates tomorrow at 10 a.m. Please follow us on Instagram,Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Write to us at equinoxfdu@gmail.com.

The J&J one-shot vaccine has been proven to be 66.9% proven effective in preventing moderate to severe cases of COVID-19, nj.com reports.

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