Merck Poised to Make J&J Vaccine, Boosting Output of Shots

Bloomberg
Bloomberg
Mar 2 · 4 min read
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By Justin Sink, Josh Wingrove and Riley Griffin

President Joe Biden will announce Tuesday that Merck & Co. Inc. will help make Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine — a collaboration between rivals as the immunization race narrows and governments race to ramp up supply before dangerous new variants of the virus further erupt.

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