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Recommendation to Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

Safety Is a Top rated Precedence

COVID-19 vaccine safety is a prime precedence for the federal authorities, and all experiences of well being difficulties pursuing COVID-19 vaccination are taken very significantly. This likely safety challenge was caught early, and this pause displays the federal government’s motivation to transparency as CDC and Food and drug administration critique these information. COVID-19 vaccines have gone through and will continue on to undergo the most intense safety checking in U.S. history.

What to Do If You Acquired the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

If you gained the vaccine extra than three months back, the chance of creating a blood clot is very likely very small at this time.

If you gained the vaccine within just the previous three months, your chance of creating a blood clot is also very small and that chance will lower in excess of time.

Contact your health care service provider and search for healthcare procedure urgently if you develop any of the pursuing signs:

  • serious headache,
  • backache,
  • new neurologic signs,
  • serious belly suffering,
  • shortness of breath,
  • leg swelling,
  • little red spots on the skin (petechiae), or

If you are scheduled to get the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine, please perform with your vaccine service provider to reschedule your appointment to receive a different licensed and advisable COVID-19 vaccine. There are two other COVID-19 vaccines licensed and advisable for use in the United States: Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.

If you practical experience any adverse gatherings right after vaccination, report them to v-risk-free and the Vaccine Adverse Occasion Reporting Processexterior icon

For Healthcare Vendors

Healthcare suppliers are advisable to pause the use of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine. Keep acute medical consciousness of signs that may symbolize major thrombotic gatherings or thrombocytopenia in sufferers who have a short while ago gained the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine, which includes:

  • serious headache,
  • backache,
  • new neurologic signs,
  • serious belly suffering,
  • shortness of breath,
  • leg swelling,
  • petechiae, or
  • new or easy bruising.

Read the formal CDC well being warn, Situations of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia right after Receipt of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine, which incorporates details about how to take care of a affected individual that offers with thrombosis or thrombocytopenia.

Report adverse gatherings to the Vaccine Adverse Occasion Reporting Processexterior icon

For Vaccine Vendors

Please perform with individuals who were being scheduled to receive the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine in the days ahead to reschedule their appointments to receive a different licensed and advisable COVID-19 vaccine (i.e., Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna).

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For Healthcare Personnel

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