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CDC vaccine advisers vote to recommend Pfizer, Moderna vaccines over J&J's

Posted on AllSides December 16th, 2021
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Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted 15-0 Thursday to change recommendations for Covid-19 vaccines to make clear that shots made by Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTech are preferred over Johnson & Johnson's vaccine.

The new recommendation: "mRNA vaccines are preferred over the Janssen Covid-19 vaccine for the prevention of Covid-19 for those 18 years of age and over."

The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices endorsed the updated recommendation after hearing new data indicating that a rare blood clotting syndrome is more common among people who...

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https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/16/health/johnson-vaccine-acip-recommendation-mrna-preferred/index.html

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