Fauci predicts Johnson & Johnson vaccine will return this week in 'some manner or form'
Added 04-18-21 09:57:01am EST - “Anthony Fauci, President Biden's chief medical adviser, on Sunday said he believed the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine would return this week in "some manner or form" after it was? paused due to concerns” - Thehill.com
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Anthony FauciAnthony FauciThe dangers of pausing the J&J vaccine Sunday shows preview: Russia, US exchange sanctions; tensions over policing rise; vaccination campaign continues CDC: Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose MORE, President BidenJoe BidenSuspect in FedEx shooting used two assault rifles he bought legally: police US, China say they are 'committed' to cooperating on climate change DC goes to the dogs — Major and Champ, that is MORE’s chief medical adviser, on Sunday said he believed the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine would return this week in “some manner or form” after it was paused due to concerns over a possible link to rare blood clots.
Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Fauci said he believed administration of the vaccine would "get back on track" by Friday.
Host Dana BashDana BashArkansas governor says 'divisive' Trump attacks on GOP officials are 'unhelpful' Biden's first presser wasn't about him — not really Blinken suggests US won't take punitive action on China over COVID-19 MORE noted that advisers for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are scheduled to meet on Friday and asked Fauci if a decision would be made during that meeting.
"Well I think by that time, we're gonna have a decision. Now I don't want to get ahead of the CDC and the [Food and Drug Administration] and the advisory committee, but I would imagine that what we will see is that it would come back and it would come back in some sort of either warning or restriction," Fauci said.
"Again, I don't know. I don't want to be ahead of them, but I keep getting asked that. I do think we will get it back in some manner or form, but would I'm sure I hope that we don't see anything extended beyond Friday we need to get ... some decision one way or the other," Fauci added.
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