``Johnson & Johnson is a very good vaccine. Moderna and Pfizer are the best,'' Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said.
The revelations were the latest example of wealthy Floridians getting earlier access to vaccines, even as the state has lagged in efforts to get poorer residents vaccinated.
The measures mean companies must get EU authorization before they can export COVID-19 vaccines.
By the end of March, J&J has said it expects to deliver 20 million doses to the U.S., and 100 million by summer.
The study and its results have yet to be independently peer-reviewed by other scientists, but could bring the world closer to understanding how vaccines impact transmission.
"And the jab – it didn’t hurt at all," Queen Elizabeth said in remarks released by Buckingham Palace.
The agency's independent advisers will debate if the evidence is strong enough to recommend the long-anticipated shot.
Russia has already approved two COVID-19 vaccines, including the Sputnik V shot, following a similar approach of granting approval before seeing any late-stage trial results.
The new variant has been found in 91 cases in the Kanto area of eastern Japan and in 2 cases at airports, Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told reporters on Friday.
The move comes as Canada has asked the U.S. for help with its vaccine supplies.
Britain says more than 160 million people are at risk of being excluded from coronavirus vaccinations because they live in countries engulfed in conflict and instability.
The AstraZeneca/Oxford shot has been hailed because it is cheaper and easier to distribute than some rivals, including Pfizer/BioNTech's.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has for years helped to popularize a debunked conspiracy theory that vaccines may cause autism.
Canada is still reviewing the AstraZeneca vaccine, but federal officials have hinted that its decision could come "soon."
The research may suggest a way to ease vaccine shortages and get shots into more arms more quickly.
Pro-Kremlin media engaged in Sputnik V vaccine’s offensive marketing in Eastern Partnership countries.
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The company's results compare to the high bar set by two authorized vaccines from Pfizer Inc/BioNTech SE and Moderna Inc, which were around 95% effective.
The guidance on Moderna came several weeks after issuing their recommendations on the rival Pfizer vaccine.
Serum Institute of India said the blaze would not affect production of the COVID-19 vaccine.
A Pfizer spokeswoman said use of the vaccine on pregnant women is "a health regulatory organization's decision."