Futures slip as U.S. calls for pause in J&J's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine

By Medha Singh and Shivani Kumaresan (Reuters) -U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday as U.S. federal health agencies recommended pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, while investors awaited a reading on a key inflation report. The call for pause in vaccine distribution comes after six recipients developed a rare disorder involving blood clots. J&J’s shares shed 2.8% premarket, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set to hold a meeting on Wednesday to review the cases. Cruise operators, airlines and hotel chains, which are poised to benefi…

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