BUSINESS REPORT

NJ company preparing to launch clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine

BY Rhonda Schaffler, Correspondent |

Johnson & Johnson says it will begin a Phase 1 clinical trial on a COVID-19 vaccine candidate this September. If it goes well, a vaccine could be approved for emergency use early next year.

Freelance workers would be able to receive unemployment benefits under the new federal economic stimulus bill.

New Jersey homeowners struggling with financial problems will get a 90-day grace period with no penalties on mortgage payments.