Camden County vaccinations slow as use of J&J vaccine paused

Last week, a record number of COVID-19 vaccinations was administered in Camden County, according to Dan Keashen, county spokesperson. “We were able to get through 16,000 vaccinations,” he said.

That will change this week, given that administration of Johnson & Johnson vaccines has been suspended on the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration while incidents of blood clots in some people who received that vaccine are being investigated. As a result, said Keashen, Camden County now expects to deliver 4,500 vaccinations this week.

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