EU regulator backs use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine despite finding possible link to blood clots
News/Health: Europe's drug regulator has found a possible link between Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and rare blood clotting issues in adults who received doses in the United States, but backed its overall benefits against any risks.
EU regulator to issue advice on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Experts at the European Medicines Agency are preparing to present Tuesday the conclusions of their investigation into possible links between the J&J COVID-19 vaccine and very rare cases of unusual clotting disorders detected in the U.S.
To 'better reflect' CDC guidelines State Dept will ramp up 'Do Not Travel' advisories to 80% of countries
The State Department announced Monday it plans to update its travel advisories this week to "better reflect" travel health notices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Oxford challenge trial assessing coronavirus reinfection, immune responses
The University of Oxford announced Monday it launched a challenge trial intentionally re-infecting participants with the novel coronavirus to better understand how the immune system mounts a response the second time around, and potentially pave the way for improved vaccines and treatments.
CDC received 'handful' of possible Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine adverse reports, Walensky says
The CDC in conjunction with the FDA is working through “a handful” of reports regarding possible adverse events related to the J&J COVID-19 vaccine that have been flagged since the rollout was paused last week.
How a COVID-19 vaccine can (and cannot) affect menstruation, mammograms and more
News/Canada/British Columbia: Four health experts told CBC News there are key findings women can keep in mind when getting the COVID-19 vaccine — particularly if they are pregnant, booking a mammogram or a fertility treatment, or wondering whether it can disrupt their menstrual cycle.