scoop.co.nz 17 Mar, 2021 22:30 am

Health Experts Give Green Light To Janssen COVID Jab, Allay Clotting Concerns

Health Experts Give Green Light To Janssen COVID Jab, Allay Clotting Concerns
The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine was publicly approved for international use on Wednesday by UN health agency expert advisory board, SAGE , which allayed concerns over clotting events being associated by some countries, without definitive evidence, with coronavirus ...

" The development comes amid a rise in new cases of coronavirus infection worldwide, increasing by 10 per cent in the past week, to more than three million new reported cases.WHO reported on Wednesday that after peaking in early January 2021 - when there were just under five million cases a week - new cases then declined to around 2.This week, the Americas and Europe continue to account for more than 80 per cent of new cases and new deaths, with rises in new cases in all regions - apart from Africa, where they remained the same as last week.” During trials for the Janssen vaccine involving nearly 44,000 people, 10 of the 22,000 people who received the blank dose developed a blood clot – or thrombo-embolic events - while 14 of the remaining 22,000 who were inoculated, developed a clot.

strong approved strong SAGE , which allayed concerns over clotting events being associated by some countries, without definitive evidence, with coronavirus jabs.5 million in the week commencing 15 February 2021.

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