The CDC and FDA are recommending that the u-s pauses the distribution and use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine due to cases of blood clots.
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"*s pauses the distribution and use of the johnson and johnson vaccine due to cases of blood clots.
6 cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot ?
"* 1 of which was fatal ?
"* are beig studied.
So how is the pause impacting local vaccine distribution efforts?
Kimt news 3's alex jirgens is live in mason katie and amy ?
"* for those who are wanting to receive the one shot johnson and johnson vaccine ?
"* you'll have to wait for a bit.
The iowa department of public health has joined a list of nationwide agencies advising providers to pause administration of the vaccine.
"*g public health has received doses of johnson and johnson ?
"* director brian hant tells me that they do not heavily rely on them.
Most of those coming in for a vaccine are receiving moderna instead.
The department received an allocation of them about 6 to 8 weeks ago ?
"* the remainder f which will remain in fridgeration ?
"* awaiting further guidance.
Even with this development ?
"* hanft encourages those to get a vaccine when possible ?
"* as te number of adverse effects in typical pharmaceutica ls are "the moderna and pfizer vaccine are not included in this assessment, so people should feel comfortable getting that vaccine."
His office has not received calls regarding blod clot issues with a vaccine.
Hanft adds that the cases under review now were not from iowa.
Live in mason thanks alex.
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