The Johnson & Johnson vaccine is on its way to Europe

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine - JanssenPhoto: AP Photo / David Zalubowski

The first shipment of coronavirus vaccines from the American company Johnson & Johnson is now on its way to Europe, a spokesman for the European Commission (EC) stated.

The EU, Norway, and Iceland are scheduled to receive 200 million vaccine doses from the US pharmaceutical giant during the year, with 55 million doses expected by the end of June.

EU Commission spokesman Stefan De Keersmaecker confirmed the information on Monday.

It is not known how many doses of the so-called Janssen vaccine will be delivered in the first shipment, but according to the National Institute of Public Health (FHI), Norway expects to receive the first 60,000 doses this week.

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  1. New York Times, 1 hour ago: “U.S. Calls for Pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Clotting Cases
    The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control will stop using the vaccine at federal sites and urge states to do so as well while they examine the safety issues.”

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