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Oklahoma health officials resume Johnson & Johnson vaccines


April 25, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma health officials announced Monday plans to resume distribution of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine following rare cases of blood clots potentially linked to the vaccine.

The decision comes following a recommendation from both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration, Deputy Health Commissioner Keith Reed said.

"They have identified 15 cases of the occurrence among nearly 8 million total doses administered," Reed said in a statement. "The vaccine has been authorized to resume administration with the additio...

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