WHO approves Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

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Published: 2021-03-12 18:27

Last Updated: 2021-05-05 06:08


WHO approves Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
WHO approves Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.

This is the fourth vaccine to get approved by the WHO after the Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca-Oxford and Covishield vaccines.

The European Union's (EU) medicines regulator, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), recommended the authorization of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine Thursday.