Johnson & Johnson

May 3, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Walk-Up Vaccine Appointments Available Monday at Montgomery College Germantown

Montgomery College – Germantown Campus has walk-up appointments available on Monday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to receive the Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine for residents ages 18 and older. Ride On is offering a free “Vaccination Shuttle” to offer transportation to the vaccination site. The shuttle travels between the Shady Grove Metro Station and the […]

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March 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Recibe el Primer Envío de Vacunas de Johnson & Johnson

El gobierno del condado de Montgomery anunció en Twitter que el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos recibió su primer envío de 1,600 dosis de las vacunas COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson / Janssen. A diferencia de las vacunas Pfizer y Moderna, solo se necesita una dosis de la vacuna Johnson & Johnson para combatir […]

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March 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County DHHS Receives First Shipment of Johnson & Johnson Vaccines

Montgomery County Government announced on Twitter that the Department of Health and Human Services has received its first shipment of 1,600 doses of the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccines. Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, only one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is necessary to fight the coronavirus. 🆕 @MoCoDHHS has received its […]

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March 3, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Hogan: ex Director de los CDC se Desempeñará como Asesor Principal de Salud

El ex director de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC, por sus siglas en inglés), el Dr. Robert Redfield, se une al equipo de respuesta al coronavirus de Maryland como asesor principal de salud pública. El gobernador Larry Hogan hizo el anuncio en compañía de Redfield, el martes en una […]

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March 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Former CDC Director Redfield to Serve as Senior Health Adviser

Former CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield is joining Maryland’s coronavirus response team as a public health senior advisor. Gov. Larry Hogan made the announcement at a press briefing on Tuesday, where he was joined by Redfield. “[H]e will advise us on a wide range of immediate priorities, including planning our response to the coronavirus variants, […]

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March 1, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Dr. Fauci: ‘Definitivamente Tomaría la Vacuna Johnson & Johnson’

El Dr. Anthony Fauci, Jefe Asesor Médico del Presidente Biden y Director del Instituto Nacional de Alergias y Enfermedades Infecciosas, dijo que “definitivamente tomaría la vacuna Johnson & Johnson”, en un video reciente de preguntas y respuestas en Twitter. There’s now a third safe COVID-19 vaccine, so we asked Dr. Fauci to walk us through […]

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March 1, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Dr. Fauci Says He ‘Would Definitely Take the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine’

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to President Biden and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that he “would definitely take the Johnson & Johnson vaccine” in a recent Q&A video on Twitter. There’s now a third safe COVID-19 vaccine, so we asked Dr. Fauci to walk us through the […]

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February 24, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

FDA Confirms Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine is Safe, Effective

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 single-dose vaccine is “safe and effective,” according to a Food and Drug Administration analysis released Wednesday. To date, the vaccine is approximately 66% effective in preventing moderate to severe COVID-19. In a recent briefing document, the FDA stated that the vaccine is “consistent with the recommendations set forth in FDA’s […]

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February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Takeaways from Hogan’s COVID-19 Press Briefing Tuesday

In a press briefing on Tuesday, Gov. Larry Hogan noted that the anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus cases in Maryland is approaching. On Monday, the United States surpassed 500,000 coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic. Hogan said the state mourns the loss of all Americans and Marylanders who died of the virus. […]

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January 29, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Novavax’s Vaccine Candidate Shows Nearly 90% Efficacy in UK

Novavax, a vaccine development company headquartered in Gaithersburg, says its COVID-19 vaccine candidate showed 89.3% efficacy in UK clinical trials. The UK study enrolled more than 15,000 volunteers, according to a statement from Novavax on Thursday. More details will be released as data comes in, the company said. Phase 2b results in South Africa showed […]

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