Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, said on Sunday he would take the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, as he encouraged Americans to accept any of the three approved shots.
“All three of them are really quite good, and people should take the one that’s most available to them. If you go to a place and you have J&J, and that’s the one that’s available now, I would take it,” Fauci said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
The U.S. government authorized Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, making it the third to be available in the country following ones from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna.
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EARLIER: With the approval of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Dr. Fauci tells @chucktodd that we now have three “really good vaccines.” #MTP #IfItsSunday
Dr. Fauci: “I would have no hesitancy whatsoever to take” the new single-shot vaccine. pic.twitter.com/IY9NesO26J
— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) February 28, 2021