LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Officials at the Los Angeles County Health Department announced Friday that vaccine providers with doses of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine can resume administering it after a panel at the CDC voted Friday to end the vaccine’s pause.Monterey Park Police Fatally Shoot Man Outside Fire Station
Use of the vaccine came under scrutiny and was ultimately paused after three women died from a rare clotting disorder brought on by the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. In total, there were 16 reported cases of severe clotting among women. Seven of them remain in the hospital. One man was also diagnosed with similar symptoms.READ MORE: Shooting On 91 Freeway In Riverside Shatters Window Of SUV
In LA, there are 13,000 available doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine with additional access to another 25,000 doses from the state if needed. Residents who prefer the single-shot vaccine will likely be able to find appointments for it in the coming days.
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