KAMC’s health expert Dr. Sameer Islam talks Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause ending

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LUBBOCK, Texas — The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine was given the green-light to resume distribution Friday after an 11-day-pause due to concerns over rare but severe blood clots in recipients.

KAMC’s health expert Dr. Sameer Islam, MD, sat down to answer questions about the vaccine distribution pause and why health experts made the decision to resume giving the vaccine to people.

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