US Soldiers Get One-Shot Vaccine at Kuwait Base

US Army personnel stationed at Camp Arifjan south of Kuwait City received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine on March 13.

The vaccine, produced by Janssen Pharmaceutica, which is owned by Johnson & Johnson, was authorized for use by the US Food and Drug Administration on February 27.

This footage, by Sgt Noel Gerig for the US Army, shows vaccinations underway. The 3rd Medical Command administered the one-shot vaccine to senior military leaders, service members and civilians as part of Operation Med Spear, the army said. Credit: US Army/Sgt 1st Class Noel Gerig via Storyful

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