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Colorado vaccine site closes early after 13 experience adverse reactions to Johnson & Johnson shot – Cleveland, Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio 2021-04-07 22:28:04 –

Commerce City, Colorado (KDVR) — The Colorado mass vaccination site was closed early Wednesday afternoon. People began to have side effects on Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccination..

According to Centura Health, 0.8% of patients vaccinated at Dick’s Sports Goods Park in Commerce City on Wednesday, or 13 out of an estimated 1,700, had side effects.

The vaccination site, which was scheduled to be closed at 5 pm, was closed around 3:30 pm, and 640 people who had been waiting for the vaccine for hours returned home. Their vaccination quota was rescheduled on Sunday to receive the first dose of the 2-shot Pfizer vaccine.

There is still no information on how many people responded or how serious those reactions were.

A Centura Health representative has issued the following statement to NewsNation’s affiliate KDVR:

As of April 7th today Vaccine for everyone A mass vaccination event at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in partnership with Colorado. After administration of the J & J vaccine and during field observations, there were a limited number of side effects to the vaccine, equivalent to 0.8% of those vaccinated on Wednesday. We followed the Protocol and, with great care, decided to work with the State to suspend operations for the rest of the day. More than 1,700 patients received injections today, and 640 patients who failed to vaccinate this afternoon will be automatically rescheduled at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Sunday, April 11. Our goal is to keep Coloradans vaccinated as soon as possible while keeping patients at the forefront of safety.

About 20% of the state’s population, or about 1.5 million people, are already fully vaccinated. Johns Hopkins University.. As of Thursday evening, Colorado had 470,254 confirmed cases and 6,132 deaths from the virus.

This is a developing story. Check for updates.

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