Who should get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine over the mRNA vaccines?
Two COVID-19 vaccines are available in the U.S., and a third, developed by Johnson & Johnson recently submitted an application for emergency use authorization, meaning it could be available in early March.
With so many options, many people are wondering whether it matters which shot they get.
The short answer is that you should get whichever shot you are offered, experts told Live Science. But there are several reasons why certain shots might work better for different populations.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine had 66% efficacy at reducing severe and moderate cases of COVID-19, which include either two mild symptoms or one more serious symptom, such as low blood oxygen levels or increased respiratory rate, Live Science previously reported. In other words, people vaccinated with the J&J shot were three times less likely to get a mild or moderate case of COVID-19 compared with participants …continued .
[Source: Fox News]