Updates

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08/13/2021

Brazil

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04/27/2021

FDA and CDC pause on the use of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine (updated information)

Following a thorough review of the safety of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine in the United States, including two meetings of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), FDA and the CDC have determined that the recommended pause in vaccine use should be lifted, and use of the vaccine resumed.

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04/27/2021

Collection of information on recently reported rare and severe events - April 2021

Use of the Janssen vaccine in the United States is temporarily suspended

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04/19/2021

Use of Janssen vaccine in the United States is temporarily suspended

As of 12 April 2021, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine had been administered in the United States

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