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US I got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Now what?

02:30  14 april  2021
02:30  14 april  2021 Source:   msn.com

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I got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. Now what?

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Don't panic. U.S. health officials on Tuesday recommended pausing vaccinations with J&J's shot as they look into reports of six clots out of nearly 7 million doses given in the country.

Health officials say to be vigilant, but to remember that reports of blood clots that may be associated with J&J’s single-dose vaccine are exceedingly rare.

“It’s less than one in a million," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease specialist.

Common side effects after getting a COVID-19 vaccine can include arm pain and normal flu-like symptoms for a couple days afterward. Those aren't pleasant, but they aren't what officials are concerned about.

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Gallery: The One Thing People Who Get Blood Clots After the Vaccine Have in Common (Best Life)

a person looking at the camera: Reactions are to be expected after any COVID vaccine, as made clear by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), given that your body is working hard to build immunity. However, increasing reports of some very rare but dangerous reactions, like blood clotting, have made people increasingly uneasy in recent weeks. Agencies have started to look into reports of blood clotting following two different COVID vaccines: Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca. When looking at the data, there is one clear commonality between the small number of people who have gotten blood clots after these vaccines. Read on to find out what these recipients have in common, and for more on vaccine side effects, Moderna Caused This Reaction in 82 Percent of People, New Study Says.Read the original article on Best Life.

Instead, be on the lookout for different, more severe symptoms associated with the clots, particularly between one and three weeks after the shot. Those include severe headache, backache, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, leg swelling, tiny red spots on the skin or bruising.

If those symptoms show up, seek medical treatment right away. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued advice to help doctors spot these rare clots and safely treat them.

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