JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE SUSPENDED due to SUSPECTED death. Updates
Johnson & Johnson suspended in BELGIUM under 40A new tile for the vaccine has arrived anti-COVID Janssen di Johnson & Johnson.
The Belgium in fact it does discontinued administration for persons under 41 years of age, following the death of a 40-year-old who received the serum. The woman, whose identity is unknown, she died of a severe thrombosis, as also reported by the newspaper The messenger.
The Government then asked a urgent pronouncement Ema, the European Medicines Authority. The impact on the vaccination strategy will be limited. Belgium is using the J&J single-dose for the elderly with reduced mobility and homelessness. Recall that the number of full vaccinations, in Belgium, should undergo a boost this week, on the one hand thanks to the vaccine Johnson & Johnson which requires only one dose to offer complete protection, on the other hand by administering the second dose of AstraZeneca to all people who received this serum three months ago.
The 70% milestone of adults vaccinated with at least one dose should be achieved between late June and July. On average, in April they were administered 400 thousand injections per week.