A company in Bern. Janssen Vaccines, part of Johnson & Johnson's Pharmaceuticals business segment. It can draw on over 130 years of experience in the development and production of vaccines. Since January 2020, the company has been working relentlessly on the vaccine to combat COVID-19. This digitally narrated story focuses on the people behind this development.
The journey to the COVID-19 vaccine
All of us are impacted. Hoping for the vaccine. The race began early in January 2020 – and only one year later, now that the values from the third clinical phase are available, Johnson & Johnson has reached the finishing line. An outstanding performance that is still continuing.
130 Years of vaccine know-how
Janssen Vaccines in Bern is working at the forefront of the Corona vaccine. This has a long tradition; the company has been developing vaccines for 130 years.
“We have already used our AdVac® platform for the development of our Ebola vaccine and saw that this method stimulates different parts of the immune system and activates different protective mechanisms.”
Dirk Redlich, Head Technical Development of Vaccines, Janssen R&D
The video on the Vox online portal explains how the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines is tested.
Animation video: How vaccines work
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A revolutionary idea
Persistent researchers are the keys to vaccine development.
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