J&J begins human trials for COVID-19 vaccine

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In the primate study, all the animals provided the vaccine and exposed to COVID-19 6 weeks later were immune except for one, which had just low levels of the virus..

J&J stated its wanting to begin the last phase of testing in September in a trial of over 1,000 individuals. Its increase production to attempt to supply over 1 billion doses to individuals worldwide, the drugmaker said, but did not say just how much it will charge for the vaccine..

The company launched human trials in Belgium and the U.S. after an early trial showed its vaccine helped protect a group of primates from COVID-19 infection after a single dosage.

J&Js capability to produce an immune action in a single dose may offer it an advantage over other drugmakers rolling out vaccines that took two dosages to elicit an immune response.

Maia Anderson –
Thursday, July 30th, 2020

J&J said July 30 that it has started its very first human trials of its speculative COVID-19 vaccine..

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