Johnson & Johnson announced that its coronavirus vaccine candidate had entered the pivotal human trial phase that will enroll up to 60,000 participants worldwide.
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CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is a healthcare company that offers a retail pharmacy, clinical services, pharmacy benefit management services, a specialty pharmacy, and digital services, among other things. Its mission is "to help people on their path to better health." In November 2018, CVS Health acquired Aetna, which now provides health insurance to thousands of patients.