Riverside County reinstates use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

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Valley News - Health
Riverside County announced Monday, April 26, that county-run inoculation sites will resume administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. An advisory committee for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Friday, April 23, that the one-shot vaccine reenter circulation, which came with a warning about potentially dangerous blood clotting that occurred in 15 people – out of about 7 million doses administered nationwide – which prompted a hold on the vaccine earlier in April. The committee’s recommendation was adopted by the CDC and the Food and Drug Administration, clearing the way for administration of the J&J vaccine to resume. “Bringing back the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will provide us with another tool to help vaccinate as many Riverside
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