Lift hold on J&J vaccine immediately, medical specialists say

Prof Barry Jacobson says Covid-19 itself carries a huge risk of clotting and a person is far more likely to get a clot from the virus than the vaccine

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A group of top SA medical specialists has called on the SA Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) to lift the pause on administering the J&J Covid-19 vaccine immediately, citing research published this week that explains the rarity of the blood clotting condition that has caused concerns about its safety...

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