Merck & & Co. will assist produce Johnson & & Johnson’s just recently authorized coronavirus vaccine to grow supply quicker, President Joe Biden revealed earlier today, numerous news outlets reported.
According to the Associated Press, the news comes as the White Home seeks to speed up production of the single-dose vaccine. Authorities have actually kept in mind that J&J dealt with unforeseen production problems with its vaccine, producing just 3.9 million dosages ahead of it getting emergency situation usage permission (EUA) over the weekend. The business states it anticipates to provide 100 million dosages by the end of June.
White Home press secretary Jen Psaki likewise revealed today that the federal government was increasing supply of vaccines to states next week to 15.2 million dosages each week, up from 14.5 million formerly. States will likewise get 2.8 million dosages of the J&J shot today.