J&J vaccine to be distributed Wed if EMA-AIFA OK (5)

(ANSA) – ROME, APR 20 – Italy is ready to start distributing
the Johnson & Johnson vaccine starting Wednesday if the European
Medicines Agency and the Italian drug regulator AIFA give the
green light, sources said Tuesday.
The emergency commissioner’s office is prepared to assign to
Italy’s regions some 184,000 J&J doses which are stocked at
Pratica di Mare airport just outside Rome, the sources said.
The J&J jab would join the Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca
vaccines already in use in Italy. (ANSA).