R.I. to resume administration of J&J COVID-19 vaccine

RHODE ISLAND is resuming administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Distribution of the vaccine was paused after reports of a rare but severe side effect that triggered federal review. / COURTESY JOHNSON & JOHNSON/CHERYL GERBER
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will resume the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, the R.I. Department of Health announced Monday evening. The move follows a recommendation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that the temporary pause on the vaccine be lifted. The pause was initiated on April 13 following reports that six…

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