US health experts meet on paused J&J Covid vaccine

Washington (AFP) – A group of medical experts convened by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was holding a meeting on the J&J Covid vaccine on Wednesday, and might recommend new restrictions on its use. During the live-streamed event, the experts provided an update on the safety of the shot, which has so far been administered to 7.2 million Americans. Health authorities announced a pause on Tuesday after six women aged 18 to 48 developed a rare disorder characterized by blood clots in the brain and low platelets.  One person has so far died and another is in critical condi…

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