May 11, 2021

McClurken Comments on J&J Vaccine Pause on WJLA

UMW's Chief of Staff and Professor of History and American Studies Dr. Jeffrey W. McClurken

UMW’s Chief of Staff and Professor of History and American Studies Dr. Jeffrey W. McClurken

UMW Chief of Staff and Professor of History and American Studies Jeff McClurken, one of the University’s COVID co-coordinators, was interviewed on WJLA ABC-7 news about how the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine pause will impact efforts to get college students vaccinated before they return home for the summer.

“One of the things J&J offered as a one-dose vaccine is the ability at the end of the school year to go ahead and get students vaccinated, and then they could go home and not have to worry about a second dose,” said Jeffrey McClurken, who is co-coordinator of the COVID response at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg. “So, this certainly raises some logistical complications for us to try to figure out.” Read more.