e’re committed to bringing a safe and effective vaccine to the public on a not-for-profit basis for emergency pandemic use. Through our collaborations with health leaders around the world, we are engaging diverse scientists from inside and outside our company with the goal of delivering large volumes of a safe and effective vaccine.
We’ve established a baseline understanding of the safety profile of our vaccine platform through the data from the more than 200,000 individuals that have been vaccinated to date using the Janssen AdVac® technology in clinical studies across Janssen’s investigational vaccine programs, including our recently approved Ebola vaccine and our investigational HIV and Zika vaccine candidates. We are building on this foundation by evaluating the safety and effectiveness of our COVID-19 vaccine candidate in a methodical, stepwise approach. We’ve initiated two phase 3 studies of our COVID-19 vaccine candidate that will assess the safety and effectiveness in up to 75,000 participants, including diverse individuals disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.