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U.S. officials extend expiration dates on J&J vaccine doses

By Associated Press  
   June 10, 2021

Johnson & Johnson said Thursday that U.S. regulators extended the expiration date on millions of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine by an extra six weeks. The company said a Food and Drug Administration review concluded the shots remain safe and effective up to 4 and a half months. The shots were originally approved for just 3 months. The announcement comes after state officials warned that many unused doses in storage would expire before the end of the month.

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