The US recommends discontinuing the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine after reports of blood clots

The US recommends discontinuing the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine after reports of blood clots



The United States is recommending a “pause” in administration of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 single-dose vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they examined clots in six women that appeared in the days after vaccination. The clots were seen along with reduced platelet counts – which is the usual treatment for blood clots that …

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The United States is recommending a “pause” in administration of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 single-dose vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said they examined clots in six women that appeared in the days after vaccination. The clots were seen along with reduced platelet counts – which is the usual treatment for blood clots that …

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