Health officials in all three Siouxland states have temporary stopped use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, following CDC and FDA recommendations. This move comes after six women experienced severe and rare blood clots, resulting in one death. One case was diagnosed in Nebraska.
Health officials in South Dakota say no adverse cases were reported in nearly 16,000 doses of the J&J vaccine. More than 78 thousand doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine have been administered in Iowa.
News release from the state of Nebraska: