80% of overseas military medical beneficiaries to receive coronavirus vaccine by June 1, DHA director says – U.S. – Stripes

The FDA and CDC recommended the pause following concerns that the J&J vaccine, which the Defense Department intended to prioritize for use in its overseas populations, might be linked to a rare but severe form of blood clotting.“Each service will now direct a total of approximately 30,000 additional doses of Moderna throughout the month of May,” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told reporters Monday. “That’s around roughly 10,000 per week, beginning May 10, to overseas locations in European Command, Indo-Pacific Command and Central Command.”

Source: 80% of overseas military medical beneficiaries to receive coronavirus vaccine by June 1, DHA director says – U.S. – Stripes

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