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U.S. Recommends Pausing Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Over Blood Clot Concerns

Updated April 13, 2021 at 10:15 AM ET The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday they are recommending a "pause" in the use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine out of an "abundance of caution" while an investigation is conducted into reports of apparently rare, potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement on Tuesday, the two agencies said they are "reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare...

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Updated April 13, 2021 at 10:15 AM ET

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday they are recommending a "pause" in the use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine out of an "abundance of caution" while an investigation is conducted into reports of apparently rare, potentially dangerous blood clots.

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