NIH director says J&J vaccine has lower risk of side effects than aspirin

Posted by on April 25, 2021 12:48 pm
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Blood-clotting episodes linked to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are extremely “rare” — and about a “thousand times less likely” than experiencing intestinal bleeding from taking aspirin, the head of the National Institutes of Health said on Sunday. Dr. Francis Collins said that the blood-clotting issues may sound “scary,” but the COVID-19 shot comes with…