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CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J shot as advisors debate the vaccine's future

Posted On: May 12, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

CDC says women under 50 are at the highest risk of blood clots after J&J shot as advisors debate the vaccine's future

Summary List Placement Fifteen women who received Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine have developed a rare type of blood clot in their brains, officials disclosed in slides that are going to be presented at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meeting on Friday afternoon. Three of the clots were fatal, according to the slides.
Officials had previously disclosed that a 45-year-old Virginia woman died in March after receiving a Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The CDC and public health officials are currently investigating the death of a woman from Oregon who was in her 50s. Details on the third clot death after vaccination have not yet been shared.
Seven of the clot patients remain hospitalized , while five others have been discharged home.
An independent expert panel is meeting today to assess the risk of blood clots after the shot, and whether J&J's vaccine should be available in the US. It comes 10 days after the CDC and FDA paused distribution of J&J's shot following...

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