Alert and story withdrawn on Aspen and J&J in talks to produce COVID vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 2 (Reuters) - (Withdraws alert and story issued in error)

An alert and story on Sept. 2 saying South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare is in talks with Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N> relating to the manufacturing of a COVID-19 vaccine is withdrawn. The alert and story related to a December 2020 presentation and were issued in error. A substitute story will follow.

Reporting by Promit Mukherjee Editing by David Goodman

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