Dr. Fauci Calls Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Good News’
An important new weapon in the Fight against covid-19.COVID-19 Vaccine GOOD NEWS This morning, another shot of Hope for a nation desperate for An end to the pandemic. Johnson & johnson saying their Vaccine, which requires only one Shot, is 72% effective at Preventing covid in the US. And 85% effective against severe Symptoms.
That’s less than Pfizer and Moderna’s, but johnson & johnson Says no one who received their Vaccine went to the hospital or Died. Dr. Fauci reacting with the news today TNT News, Lester holt. this is actually good news. It’s value-added to the whole Effort of getting more vaccine Candidates into the mix.
COVID-19 Vaccine ‘Good News’
reporter: welcomed news for Health experts who fear the South African variant is already Spreading in the community after Two separate cases were detected In south Carolina. obviously, it’s scary. Any infectious disease is Terrifying. reporter: but johnson & Johnson says its vaccine is 57% Effective against that strain. the important point is that The protection against severe Disease was very high, even in South Africa, where the mutant Is dominant.
reporter: this as states from Coast to coast are easing Restrictions. New york city on track to resume Indoor dining at 25% and wedding Reception can resume at half Capacity. >> promise of marital bliss is Returning. reporter: and in hard-hit California, restaurants are now Back open for outdoor dining. Nail and hair salons can Operate, too. But real normalcy will come with Vaccinations.
In Seattle, hundreds of seniors Scrambled in the middle of the night. After a freezer failure Meant 1,600 doses had to be Administered before dawn. My wife came screaming down The stairs, saying, “Did you see The news?” reporter: not a single drop went to waste. whoo-hoo!
reporter: pure excitement to Get a dose of freedom that much Of the nation is still waiting For. And it’s important to remember That even after you get the Vaccine, you still do need to Practice social distancing and Wear a mask. In fact, the CDC announced on Friday that masks will be required on all public transportation.