Experts decide whether to continue using this single-dose covid-19 vaccine (suspended last week), and the decision is expected to be announced on Friday.
The consultant for the US government in charge of the pandemic said that Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been discontinued in the US and Europe and is expected to be vaccinated again in the next few days, which may be “restricted.”
Speaking to the ABC channel, doctor Anthony Fauci said that the experts’ decision to resume the single-dose covid-19 vaccine that was suspended last week should be announced by Friday. .
Anthony Fauci said: “I don’t think the break will continue after Friday. We may make a decision by then.” The expert panel is evaluating the relationship between this vaccine and the formation of severe blood clots in diabetes. May be contacted. The person who received it.
Experts who advised the White House during the covid-19 pandemic also admitted that Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals should resume vaccination with the drug, but there are restrictions.
He added: “I’m not sure what they will be, whether they are age-related or gender-related, or whether they are just accompanied by warnings.”
Anthony Fauci didn’t want to “anticipate” the decision of the panel of experts who were evaluating the drug, but he reiterated that severe blood clots were “extremely rare” among people receiving the vaccine.
On Wednesday, Portugal received the first batch of 31,200 doses of this vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, called Janssen in the European Union, and will be stored until European regulators decide to use the vaccine, which will happen next Tuesday.fair
Before the suspension of delivery, the Portuguese authorities expect that by the end of this month, a total of about 1.25 million doses of vaccine will be provided to Portugal by the end of the second month, and a total of 86,400 doses of this single-dose vaccine will be received.
According to French Agence France-Presse data, a total of 3,011,975 people died of covid-19 worldwide, and more than 140.6 million “positive” or confirmed cases have been recorded.
According to the latest announcement from the Portuguese General Administration of Health, 16,945 people have died of the disease in Portugal, and 83,1001 “positive” or confirmed cases have been recorded.
according to World Health Organization Guidelines, Defines death attributable to the disease as “death caused by a suitable clinical disease when COVID-19 is possible or confirmed, unless there is a clear cause of death that is not related to COVID-19” such as a road traffic accident. If there are other pre-existing diseases, such as cancer, as long as the disease is confirmed or suspected, the cause of death must be attributed to covid-19.
The covid-19 disease is spread through a new coronavirus that was discovered in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late 2019.