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By Kevin Stone | KTAR
The pending Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will be far easier to roll out than previous versions, according to Arizona public health expert Dr. Will Humble, and not just because it’s a one-and-done shot.
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“The other big benefit is that the storage and handling for this vaccine is a snap. It’s really easy,” Humble, executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association and former director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, told KTAR News 92.3 FM’s The Mike Broomhead Show on Wednesday.
“So it’s a perfect vaccine for doctor’s offices, community health centers, pharmacies.”
U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulators said Wednesday the J&J jab offers strong protection against severe COVID-19 and is safe for use.