People walk in to get their coronavirus vaccine at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in Los Angeles in April. (Damian Dovarganes/AP)
More than 22 percent of the U.S. population has been vaccinated, and deaths are declining steadily even while new cases and hospitalizations are on the rise. So far, 561,000 people have died of the coronavirus in the country.
The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday they are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
The news may be disappointing, but it shows our health agencies are taking safety issues seriously.
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