Drug watchdog the European Medicines Agency last week announced a possible link with clots but said the risk of dying of Covid-19 was much greater.
The reports are exceedingly rare - six cases out of more than 7 million U.S. inoculations with the one-dose vaccine. But the government recommended a pause in J&J vaccinations this week, not long after European regulators declared that such clots are a rare but possible risk with the AstraZeneca vaccine, a shot made in a similar way but not yet approved for use in the U.S.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration are recommending that the United States pause the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine over six reported US cases of a “rare and severe” type of blood clot.
Thousands of saffron-clad seers and ash-smeared Nagas bathed in the Ganga in Haridwar during the second 'shahi snan' part of the ongoing Kumbh Mela on Monday.
Johnson urges people to 'behave responsibly' as England reopens.
England reopens with pints pulled, shopping sprees and hair cuts.
The efficacy of Chinese Covid-19 vaccines is "not high" and authorities are weighing options to bolster protection -- including mixing different shots, China's top disease control official has said.
It achieved the feat in 85 days, whereas the US took 89 days and China 102 days, the health ministry said.
Debra Hunter is accused of coughing on a customer in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.