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The FDA is warning of more serious side effects from the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

On April 13, the Pennsylvania Department of Health halted all distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, following recommendations from the CDC.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health expects to get less than one-third of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine allotment it had been expecting next week, just as the state sees a rise in new daily infections and hospitalizations.

In our regular Friday feature, “What You Need to Know,” WLVR’s Brad Klein speaks with News Director Jen Rehill about the week’s top local news.

Gov. Tom Wolf is rolling out a plan to vaccinate teachers and school workers but the Diocese of Allentown said on March 3 that it opposes the use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, calling it “morally compromised.”


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