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Indian Health Service pauses Johnson & Johnson vaccine


April 14, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Indian Health Service is pausing its use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine in Oklahoma and all other regions at the recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration.

"Out of an abundance of caution, IHS has paused all Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine administration as they review data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals receiving the vaccine," the IHS said Tuesday in a news release.

The agency said there have been no cases reported to IHS among people receiving the J&J vaccine.

IHS has administered mor...

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