A clinician preparing to administer investigational Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine. File photo: AP A clinician preparing to administer investigational Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine. File photo: AP
A clinician preparing to administer investigational Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine. File photo: AP

Johnson and Johnson’s single-dose coronavirus vaccine 66 per cent effective overall: study

  • The vaccine worked better in the US – 72 per cent effective against moderate to severe Covid-19 – compared to 57 per cent in South Africa
  • The company said within a week, it will file an application for emergency use in America, and then abroad

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A clinician preparing to administer investigational Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine. File photo: AP A clinician preparing to administer investigational Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine. File photo: AP
A clinician preparing to administer investigational Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine. File photo: AP
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