Single-dose Johnson & Johnson headed to state; details regarding Shelby unclear

Public responds for 450 available doses late Tuesday

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 03, 2021 12:02 PM CT | Published: March 03, 2021 4:00 AM CT

The first shipment of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine is expected to arrive in Tennessee on Wednesday as local officials increase the anticipated number of vaccines administered by Aug. 1.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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