CDC Endorses Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Over J&J, Citing Blood Clot Risk — But Data Show All 3 Carry Similar Risk

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday voted 15 – 0 to “preferentially recommend” mRNA COVID vaccines Pfizer and Moderna over the Johnson & Johnson shot due to “higher-than-expected” risk of blood clots, but data show Pfizer, Moderna shots also cause blood-clotting disorders.

CDC Endorses Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Over J&J, Citing Blood Clot Risk — But Data Show All 3 Carry Similar Risk • Children’s Health Defense (childrenshealthdefense.org)

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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