As the nation continues to push out as many COVID-19 vaccinations as possible, there is still some serious reluctance among the American people when it comes to getting inoculated, and the news this week certainly won’t help the issue.
Americans have long held some doubts about vaccines in general, whether it be because of their concerns over the contents of these shots, or their adversity to allowing the government to tell them what they can and cannot put into their bodies.
In either case, vaccine reluctancy has been a real issue in pushing for herd immunity in the United States and, with adverse reactions piling up around the nation, the trouble may just be beginning.
Thirteen people at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Colorado had adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Wednesday — shutting down operations for the day, a report said.
Officials did not disclose the types of reactions suffered by less than 1 percent of the more than 1,700 people given shots at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, the Denver Gazette reported.
The vaccination effort was being sponsored by the state and Centura Health. More than 600 people with appointments Wednesday were unable to receive their vaccinations after the early closure.
Earlier this week, the jab made by AstraZeneca came under fire, with several vaccine sites discontinuing its use on account of a blood clot issue that appears to be occurring.
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