U.S. Seeks to Pause J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Use After Rare Blood-Clot Cases – WSJ

U.S. health authorities recommended a pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine in order to investigate rare but severe cases of blood clots, a setback to vaccination efforts racing against virus variants.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the move Tuesday, after finding that six women between the ages of 18 and 48 years who got the vaccine had developed blood clots and one died. More than 6.8 million doses have been administered in the U.S., the agencies said.

Source: U.S. Seeks to Pause J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Use After Rare Blood-Clot Cases – WSJ

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