As with Astra Zeneca vaccine, Danish government concludes benefits of Johnson and Johnson vaccine don’t outweigh the risks.
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Denmark Drops Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Over Possible Blood Clot Link
BYZACHARY STIEBERMay 4, 2021Updated: May 4, 2021—Epoch Times
Denmarkon Monday announced it will not use the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine because the shot is potentially linked to blood clots.
“The Danish Health Authority has concluded that the benefits of using the COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson do not outweigh the risk of causing the possible adverse effect, VITT, in those who receive the vaccine,” the authority said in a statement.
VITT refers to the severe cases of blood clots, a small number of which have led to deaths among those who got a shot.
The decision to move forward without the…
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