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CDC advisory panel, concerned about rare side effects tied to J&J vaccine, gives preferential nod to mRNA shots

Posted on AllSides December 16th, 2021
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Apanel that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave a rare preferential recommendation to the Covid vaccines based on messenger RNA technology on Thursday — a decision aimed at steering people away from the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine because of concerns about a rare but serious side effect.

The recommendation passed by a unanimous vote, with all 15 members of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices supporting it.

The recommendation levels another blow to J&J’s vaccine, which has struggled to find a foothold in the U.S. market....

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