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Nebraska Suspending Use Of Johnson And Johnson Vaccine


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Nebraska officials said they will stop distributing Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine while federal officials investigate six reports of people developing blood clots after receiving that shot, including one case in the state.

 

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services said last week that an individual in Douglas County in their late 40s had developed blood clots two weeks after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

 

The Central District Health Department in Grand Island is also suspending it’s distribution of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, according to their facebook page, more details will be given later