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J&J COVID vaccine use paused due to one-in-a-million complication

Enlarge / A nurse practitioner named Heidi Johnson administers a vaccine from Johnson & Johnson.Tom Williams / Getty ImagesOn Tuesday morning, the US Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration issued a release acknowledging an extremely rare clotting disorder was associated with the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID vacci...
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AstraZeneca vaccine linked to rare blood clots, EU regulators conclude

Enlarge / Vials of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are seen during the opening of a vaccination center in Cyprus on March 22, 2021. Getty | Etienne TorbeyEuropean medical regulators on Wednesday concluded that there is a strong link between AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and life-threatening conditions involving the unusual combination of blood cl...