France's vaccine chief says J&J's vaccine to get green light in Europe soon

Vials labelled "COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and sryinge are seen in front of displayed J&J logo in this illustration

PARIS (Reuters) - French vaccination chief Alain Fischer reiterated on Monday that the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson should be approved in Europe soon.

Fischer told French BFM television that the vaccine could be rolled out in France's vaccination campaign by April.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta and Matthieu Protard; Editing by Alison Williams)