US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) They suggested to stop vaccinating Janssen this Tuesday, According to the US agency itself, a subsidiary of the US multinational corporation Johnson & Johnson (Johnson & Johnson) has registered six cases of “rare and serious” blood clots.
FDA and CDC declarations mean all federal health centers (massive vaccination sites, community health centers, etc.) They will have to temporarily stop the processAccording to federal health officials, CNN reported.
Agent It is recommended that the states do the same, But the final decision will be made by everyone.
Suspend dosing after the vaccine is detected A blood clot that is not a possible side effect Local media said that these adverse events are part of Johnson & Johnson’s emergency use authorization.
In the United States, six cases of condensation that caused condensation have been analyzed. In women aged 18 to 48.
One woman died, the other was seriously ill Within six cases of adverse reactions According to officials from the FDA and CDC, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was injected.
The suspension of this vaccine is a recommendation, not a mandatory requirement, because according to the US Department of Health, The number of people affected is very small And if medical professionals and their patients know that the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risks, and they want to move on, they can do so.
Peter Marks, head of the FDA’s Center for Biological Evaluation and Research, explained in a press conference that the six registered adverse reaction cases have been A rare type of cerebral thrombosis.
Anne Schuchat, senior deputy director of the CDC, asked citizens who had received the vaccine in the past two weeks Monitor symptoms and see a doctor If they have severe headaches, abdominal or leg pain, and shortness of breath.
He asked medical professionals when they found out that they were suffering from Low platelet levels Check if they have been vaccinated recently.
In any case, Schuchat emphasized that people who use this formula for longer vaccination They don’t have to be adversely affected, And added that since the number of registered cases is very small, it is impossible to generalize.
In any case, given the severity of the impact, Enough to make a decision It is recommended to pause and view all data.
On the other hand, Max also admitted The side effects are similar Those who have registered for the AstraZeneca vaccine.
The CDC has convened a meeting of its immunization practice advisory committee on Wednesday to further review these cases, and the FDA will also review the results of the analysis.
This bump in the vaccination process does not necessarily mean that they will Unable to reach the set goal Mark Max said that US President Joe Biden (Joe Biden) promised to receive 200 million vaccines when he enters the White House 100 days because of the increasing supply of vaccines.