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NIAC To Decide If Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Will Distributed Here

Health officials will today consider new advice on the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine - and whether to use it in Ireland.

The European Medicines Agency yesterday found there's a possible link between the vaccine and very rare blood clots.
But it says the benefits of the single-shot injection outweigh the risks.
The National Immunisation Advisory Committee will now weigh up the advice - with a decision due in the coming days.
Dr Gerald Barry, an assistant professor of virology in UCD, says NIAC may recommend the vaccine only be used on over-60s

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