Biden to announce Merck will aid in manufacturing of J&J Covid vaccine

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    President Joe Biden will announce Tuesday that pharmaceutical giant Merck will help make Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine, a senior administration official confirmed to NBC News. CNBC’s Becky Quick reports.

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