The 21st Show

Johnson And Johnson Vaccine Pause/Peoria COVID Cases Increase

 

On April 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Federal Drug Administration recommended a pause on use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. This is one of the three vaccines that has been distributed across Illinois and the U.S. to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

To discuss the pause, what it means for vaccine distribution in Illinois, and some of the other big COVID stories this week, The 21st was joined by three reporters.

Guests:

Becky Vevea, Political Reporter for WBEZ 

Tim Shelley, News Director for WCBU Peoria Public Radio

Laura Ungar, Midwest Editor for Kaiser Health News

 

Prepared for web by Zainab Qureshi

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