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Coronavirus: US to resume use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

US health officials lifted an 11-day pause on Covid-19 vaccinations using Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose shot on Friday, after scientific advisers decided its benefits outweigh a rare risk of blood clot.The government uncovered 15 vaccine recipients who developed a highly unusual kind of blood clot, out of nearly 8 million people given the J&J shot. All were women, most under age 50. Three died, and seven remain hospitalised.But ultimately on Friday, the Food and Drug Administration and…

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