The White House appreciated the suspension of the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
The White House coordinator for combating the spread of coronavirus, Jeff Zientz, commented on the decision to suspend the use of the coronavirus vaccine produced by the American company Johnson & Johnson.
«This announcement will not have a significant impact on our vaccination plan,» the White House press service quoted him as saying.
Zinets added that to date, the proportion of those vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson is less than 5%.
He said that the US authorities purchased the vaccine from Pfizer and Moderna for 300 million US residents.
Earlier it was reported that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) The United States and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have recommended suspending vaccination against COVID-19 with Johnson & Johnson.
Johnson & Johnson also announced a decision to postpone the use of its coronavirus vaccine in Europe.