EMA approved the use of Jhonson & Jhonson vaccines



UMMATIMES - On Thursday (11/3) the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was approved for use by the European Union Drug Administration. This is the fourth vaccine approval granted by the 27-member authority.

"With this latest positive opinion, authorities across the European Union will have other options to combat the pandemic and protect the lives and health of their citizens," said the head of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Emer Cooke, Thursday (11/3).

Application for approval for the use of a production vaccine since February 16 by US pharmaceutical J&J. The vaccine was developed by their subsidiary in Belgium, Janssen.

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine only needs to be injected once, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has the advantage of being easier to store.

The EU decision also provides new hope for the implementation of the corona vaccination program in the region, which is still running slowly.