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Should I get the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what experts say.

TEMPLE, Texas — Johnson & Johnson plans to ship 20 million doses of its new vaccine by the end of March, providing new options to many people still trying to get the vaccine and getting stuck on a waitlist. But is it a good option compared to others?

Express ER Chief Medical Officer Dr. Dan Akers gave 6 News a local opinion that explained some of the benefits of the new vaccine, despite its lower efficacy rate of 72% in U.S. trials.

Texas emergency room forgives more than $3.5M in patient balances

AUSTIN, Texas — Express Emergency Room announced on Friday the decision to immediately forgive more than $3.5 million worth of patient debt following the World Health Organization’s declaration of a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

According to Express ER, the relief will go into immediate effect for all patients that were seen before March 31. The ER also said it will forgive patient balances that are related to COVID-19.

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