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US to distribute 4 million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines by March 2

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Washington, Mar 01: Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states for injections starting on Tuesday.

US to distribute 4 million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines by March 2

The White House said the entire stockpile of the newly approved single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will go out immediately. J&J will deliver about 16 million more doses by the end of March and 100 million total by the end of June, but the distribution would be backloaded.

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Though the new shot is easier to administer and requires only one dose, the administration is not altering its distribution plans.

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    The White House is encouraging Americans to take the first dose available to them, regardless of manufacturer.

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