Here’s Who Might Want to Avoid the J&J COVID Shot

April 28, 2021

(MedPage Today) – Patients with a prior history of an episode of an immune-mediated syndrome characterized by thrombocytopenia and thrombosis, such as heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, should avoid the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the immediate aftermath of their illness, CDC staff said in a call with clinicians Tuesday.