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Oklahoma health officials pause distribution of J&J vaccine


April 14, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials announced plans Tuesday to halt distribution of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine following reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.

Health Commissioner Dr. Lance Frye said the potential adverse reactions were extremely rare and occurred in less than one in every million recipients, but that the pause was recommended "out of an abundance of caution."

"We feel it best to pause administration of this vaccine in alignment with the (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) and (Food and Drug Administration) recommendation until mo...

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