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Why limiting AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines over blood clot fears could do more harm than good

When Philippine vaccine tsar Carlito Galvez Jnr announced on Monday that the country’s Food and Drug Administration had authorised emergency use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, and was aiming to procure up to 10 million doses, he was ahead of the United States and European authorities in ruling on the safety of the shot.Since last week, US authorities have suspended use of the single shot J&J vaccine – 4.5 million doses have been administered worldwide – after reports of extremely…

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