Hematologist Baffled By What’s Causing Blood Clots With J&J Vaccine

By Beth Wang / April 23, 2021 at 7:43 PM
A Johns Hopkins hematologist told members of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s immunizations advisory committee that he’s still unsure what could be causing people who received the Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to experience a rare blood clot condition known as thrombosis with thrombocytopenia. Having thrombosis occur in conjunction with thrombocytopenia is something the hematologist said he’s never seen before in patients he’s treated. TTS, which so far has been reported in 15 women in the...

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