Johnson and Johnson Current Affairs, GK & News

Precautionary vaccine jabs in India

The Government of India is to provide third dose of vaccine. This third dose has been named “precaution dose” or booster dose. About the precaution dose The health care workers, comorbid patients (people with severe medical conditions) and frontline workers are eligible to get the precaution dose. Five states in the country are to go ..

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J&J’s single-dose vaccine approved for emergency use in India

Johnson and Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use India. With this vaccine, India has five Emergency Use Authorization vaccines. This move will further boost India’s collective fight against COVID-19. Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine This vaccine, also called as Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, has been developed by Janssen Vaccines in Leiden, Netherlands. Its Belgian ..

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Biological E will manufacture Johnson and Johnson COVID Vaccine in India

Biological E is to produce Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine along with its own vaccine. This is to boost the overall vaccine production of the country. Background A new Vaccine partnership was unveiled at the first Quad Summit. The four Quad countries namely India, Australia, US and Japan decided to pool their resources. They also ..

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What is Adenovirus?

The US health authorities recently paused the rollout of one-shot Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine uses similar technology as that of the Astra Zeneca vaccine. Both the vaccines are developed from adenoviral vectors. Why did the US stop Adenovirus based vaccines? Around six women in the US suffered from blood clots out of ..

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