The Facilities for Sickness Control and Prevention (CDC) along with state wellness authorities are investigating the dying of an Oregon lady who experienced created a uncommon, but serious blood clot in mix with very low platelets within two weeks of getting the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

The woman, whose identify was not uncovered by the Oregon Well being Authority, was in her 50s and had been given the jab before the countrywide rollout was paused. The CDC was notified of her dying on April 18, and the state acquired of it two times later on.

The woman’s vaccination was a person of far more than 87,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine administered during the point out.


“Till the investigation is total, it are not able to be concluded whether her dying is similar to the vaccine,” the Oregon Wellbeing Authority claimed in a information release posted Thursday.

The woman’s circumstance is related to 6 others that prompted the Fda and CDC to suggest the pause, but not all of individuals scenarios ended up fatal. Considering that the pause, which was initiated in part so that other folks may perhaps arrive ahead to report adverse reactions, the CDC has obtained a “handful” prospective circumstances, Dr. Rochelle Walensky reported before this 7 days.


Health and fitness officers mentioned the case will be between individuals reviewed by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which is established to meet up with Friday to talk about possible changes or updates in advice concerning the shot.

The ACIP conference will be held times immediately after European regulators concluded that though there is a opportunity connection in between the a person-shot jab and exceptional blood clots, the gains of the vaccine keep on to outweigh the hazards.

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“The CDC and OHA will give updates on any developments as they can be shared during the evaluate and investigation course of action,” the news launch reported. “OHA proceeds to inspire all Oregonians to plan an appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccination when appointments turn into out there.”

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