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Posted on: March 1, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

A third COVID-19 vaccine was approved Saturday, Feb. 27 by the Federal Food and Drug Administration.

A third COVID-19 vaccine was approved Saturday, Feb. 27 by the Federal Food and Drug Administration.

The Janssen vaccine:

  • Is one dose;
  • In clinical trials has been found to be 85% effective in preventing severe disease and;
  • 100% effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths.
  • Unlike Pfizer and Moderna, it does not have to be stored at ultra cold temperatures, which means it will be easier to store and administer;
  • Could arrive in Colorado as early as this week.

    Visit Broomfield.org/COVIDVaccine to learn how to sign up for a vaccine.

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