Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Halted Due to Blood Clot Concern

Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Halted Due to Blood Clot Concern

The federal government is advising a halt on giving the one-shot Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 at least temporarily due to a possible side effect. Kern County Public Health Director Bryn Carrigan has issued the pause locally, abiding by those recommendations…

Severe blood clots in six women have been reported out of almost seven million doses nationwide, but the Centers for Disease Control is issuing the halt for precautionary reasons. Carrigan says Kern County vaccination centers will still operate with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine.