Dr. Edward Jones Lopez

MD, MS, assistant professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern California; investigator of the AstraZeneca vaccine trial in the U.S.

Infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist at USC.

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Unlike the vaccines from Pfizer-BioNtech and Moderna, the one from Johnson & Johnson is a single shot, doesn’t have to be stored at freezing temperatures, and is less expensive.

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