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Wisconsin DHS Pauses Use of J & J Vaccine

This week, federal health officials recommended an immediate halt to injections of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine after six people in the U.S. developed a blood-clotting condition known as cerebral venous sinus thrombosis within two weeks of being vaccinated. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is telling vaccine providers not to administer the Johnson & Johnson shot while federal health authorities investigate. Providers should keep the vaccine until a federal review has been completed, DHS secretary-designee Karen Timberlake said in a press release.

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