Vaccine avoidance was already a concern for health experts. Now, with news of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine being investigated for possibly causing blood clots, there is the worry that even more people will be hesitant to get vaccinated.
AdventHealth and Orange County Government have opened additional COVID-19 vaccine opportunities for Central Floridians. More than 4,500 doses of the Pfizer vaccine are being supplied by the Florida Department of Health in Orange County.
Vaccine hesitancy was already a concern for officials and health experts. Now, some worry that with news of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine being investigated for possibly causing blood clots, even more people will be hesitant to get vaccinated.
The death of a woman who received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine is under investigation by federal health authorities as part of a broader probe into potential "adverse side effects" from the vaccine.
There were a lot of people turned away from the Valencia College West Campus COVID-19 vaccination site as they tried to get the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Tuesday.
Johnson & Johnson said it will pause an ongoing trial of its COVID-19 vaccine after federal health officials recommended the action in the wake of six reported U.S. cases of a rare type of blood clotting following vaccination.
DeSantis said Florida has not seen any significant effects from the vaccine.
More than 6.8 million doses of the J&J vaccine have been given in the U.S., the vast majority with no or mild side effects.
The mobile vaccination sites were each supposed to administer 400doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Governor Ron DeSantis said the state will follow the CDC recommendation that usage of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine be paused because of blood clot cases. Publix Pharmacies, CVS and others are following the recommendation as well.
On Tuesday, U.S. officials recommended a pause on the use of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in order to investigate U.S. reports of a rare type of blood clot following vaccination.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's COVID-19 vaccine site at Valencia College in Orange County paused distribution of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. Some expressed frustration while many were actually relieved.
Moderna said its latest Phase 3 clinical trial found that its vaccine remains greater than 90% effective against COVID-19, and greater than 95% effective against severe cases of COVID-19, six months after the second dose.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a joint statement Tuesday that the pause of the single-dose vaccine is "out of an abundance of caution."
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The US is recommending a 'pause' for the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate clotting reports.
Monday is the first time the county has full control over vaccine location and allocation. It serves as the official start to their mobile program.
Those booking on Monday will receive the two-dose Moderna vaccine.
The Orlando FEMA vaccine site is still reportedly expected to get 3,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson every day until the end of May.
As other countries rolled out their vaccination campaigns over months, the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, wedged between India and China, is nearly done just 16 days after it started.