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Stanford Infectious Disease Expert on Johnson and Johnson COVID Vaccine BoosterAnother vaccine maker is promoting a COVID vaccine booster shot. Johnson and Johnson said it’s developing a booster that can multiply the efficacy of its single dose vaccine. Stanford infectious disease specialist Dr. Yvonne Maldonado discusses the development in an interview on KPIX 5 News.

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