CDC and FDA recommend stopping Johnson & Johnson vaccines

CDC and FDA recommend stopping Johnson & Johnson vaccines

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Infectious Disease Control recommended on Tuesday that it discontinue use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as a precaution against reports of clots in people who received doses of the vaccine.

The authorities called for the suspension of the use of these vaccines in federal sites and asked local and state governments to take the same action.


As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses were administered in the United States.

Both the CDC and the FDA are investigating six cases of patients who reported clots after receiving a dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The authorities announced more studies to assess the situation.

It should be remembered that in several European countries these types of cases were reported, where the authorities took similar measures, suspending the application of Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

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