Cook County Halt Johnson & Johnson Vaccines, Scramble to Reschedule Appointments

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35,000 appointments will be made available for the vaccine at three o'clock today in Cook County for those 16 and over and those appointments are for the mass vaccination cited includes only Fizer and Moderno vaccines. Now the county is halted the use of Johnson and Johnson, while the CDC and the FDA investigate a number of cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot. And individuals were reported ABC is Ava Pilgrim. It's really important to note this type of blood clot was seen in combination with low levels of blood platelets, and the treatment of this specific type of blood clot is different from the treatment that might typically be administered. Now, nearly seven million people have gotten the J and J vaccine at this point. Johnson and Johnson responding, saying in a statement. The safety and well being of our people who use our products is our number one priority. At present, no clear causal relationship has been established between these rare events and the vaccine. CDC recommends people who have received a James J vaccine and developed severe headaches, abdominal pain, leg pain or shortness of breath within three weeks of inoculation to contact their health care provider. Meantime, Illinois health officials have halted all use of the J and J vaccines providers or to use Madonna and Fizer. The same goes for Indiana. If you're headed there to try and get a

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