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Single-dose vaccine clinics temporarily halted

 

April 15, 2021



The Department of Health and Human Services has communicated to local health departments, health care providers and pharmacies across the state to pause administering the Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, following Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration recommendations.

On Thursday, April 8, DHHS, the Douglas County Health Department and Nebraska Medicine consulted with CDC and FDA about a rare and severe type of blood clot diagnosed in a Nebraska resident.

As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been administered in the...



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