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Vaccine Summary

May 13, 2021 Update:

Three vaccines have received emergency use authorizations (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the treatment of COVID-19 in the United States. These are as follows:

Click the Vaccine Safety tab above to learn more about vaccine safety and the vaccine authorization and review process.


April 26 Update:

Washington State Department of Health (DOH) resumed use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Washington state on April 24 based on recommendations from the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). After a thorough safety review, which included two meetings of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), the FDA and CDC have determined that the recommended pause in use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the United States should be lifted. Learn more: