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Florida resumes Johnson & Johnson vaccination shots

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Posted at 11:45 AM, Apr 25, 2021

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The state of Florida says that shots using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is resuming at federally supported mass vaccination sites throughout the state.

The Florida Division of Emergency Management tweeted that it was resuming the Johnson & Johnson shots Sunday at vaccination sites in Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville and Miami.

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The division says it reviewed guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.

The federal agencies on Friday called for the 11-day pause on the J&J vaccine to be lifted after federal regulators reviewed data on blood clots and assessed risks associated with the vaccine.