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The Best of the Coronavirus Blog This Week

Welcome to the fall surge

The latest vaccine news. This week, Johnson & Johnson and Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine candidates advanced to the final stages of clinical trials, which brings the number of vaccines in phase 3 trials to 11. Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine may have an advantage over its competitors because it could need only one shot instead of two and doesn’t have to be kept frozen. Read more news from the vaccine race below.




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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that

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