J&J side effects are rare. Here’s the underlying reason for them

Investigation by leading experts has reached its conclusions on whether vaccines and blood clots are linked

06 June 2021 - 19:15

Rare side effects have been analysed among the first 288,368 healthcare workers given the J&J vaccine in SA under the Sisonke implementation study, from February 17 to April 12, and published in the New England Journal of Medicine (https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc2107920).

A tiny fraction (0,002%) of the healthcare workers reported blood clot obstructions, but 81% of the “adverse events” reported after the J&J vaccine were mild to moderate...

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