Overview.

With both the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson (J&J)vaccines, there are multiple reports involving extremely rare clotting, including a type of blood clot called cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), that was seen in combination with low levels of blood platelets, called thrombocytopenia.

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On April 9 2021 the ISTH released a report regarding indications of blood clots associated with the AstraZeneca Vaccine. A cascading number of European countries — including Germany, France, Italy, and Spain — suspended use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine https://www.isth.org/news/559981/

On April 12, 2021, the CDC created a Health alert about Cases of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia after Receipt of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine.

Currently, the administration of the vaccine is in pause within the United States until further clarifications are found. CDC recommendations for Public Health includes the following:

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Pause the use of the J&J COVID-19 vaccine in public health clinics until the ACIP is able to further review these CVST cases in the context of thrombocytopenia and assess their potential significance.

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Encourage healthcare providers and the public to report all serious and life-threatening adverse events and deaths following receipt of COVID-19 vaccines to VAERS as required under the EUAs for COVID-19 vaccines.

Disseminate this alert to healthcare providers in your jurisdictions.

For more details kindly visit the following link.
https://emergency.cdc.gov/han/2021/han00442.asp
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