Top US well being authorities mentioned Friday they haven’t but discovered a “causal” hyperlink between Johnson & Johnson’s Covid shot and blood clots, because the EU drug regulator probed potential cases amongst those that have obtained the vaccine.
“At this time, we have not found a causal relationship with vaccination and we are continuing our investigation and assessment of these cases,” mentioned an announcement from the US Food and Drug Administration.
The regulatory company mentioned it was conscious of “a few individuals” within the United States who had suffered clots and low ranges of platelets within the blood after receiving J&J’s vaccine.
“Both conditions can have many different causes,” the FDA mentioned. “We will keep the public updated as we learn more.”
Four circumstances, one deadly, of uncommon clots with low blood platelets had been reported amongst these vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson shot, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) mentioned in an announcement.
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