Los Angeles County is prepared to indeed administer the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after government health agencies on Friday formally lifted the respite that is saved those doses in an in-between state for over seven days.
Vaccine suppliers could continue administering doses on Saturday, up to a refreshed reality sheet about the vaccine was disseminated to beneficiaries, the county declared.
“We would prefer not to delay. We need to continue utilizing the J&J vaccine,” Dr. Paul Simon, chief science officer for the L.A. County Department of Public Health said during a preparation.
The Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup — which incorporates public health specialists from California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington — was set to talk about conceivably lifting the respite locally Friday evening, as indicated by a representative from the California Department of Public Health.