Hogan looks to new vaccine during stadium site visit

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Maryland Gov.  Larry Hogan says emergency use authorization of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine would provide a huge boost to the state’s efforts to fill the gulf of supply in the state’s vaccine allotment.

Hogan made the statement at a press conference after a tour of the M&T Bank Stadium vaccination site. The governor’s comments echo those he made on Tuesday that the vaccine, produced by Emergent BioSolutions in Baltimore, could receive FDA Emergency Use Authorization as early as Friday.

Authorization by the FDA, which would make it the third vaccine in the U.S, would bolster the options states have in treating the enormous demand for vaccinations.



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