Colorado vaccine site closes early after adverse reactions to Johnson & Johnson shot

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A COVID-19 vaccination site in Colorado closed early on Wednesday after patients experienced adverse reactions to Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine.

Centura Health, which helps run the community vaccination center at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, said in a statement posted to Twitter that 11 patients who received the vaccine experienced adverse reactions.

Only two of the patients were taken to hospitals for further observation “out of an abundance of caution.”

Centura Health said that the number of people who experienced adverse events equaled 0.62 percent of the over 1,700 people that were vaccinated at the site on Wednesday. The 640 patients who were unable to get vaccinated have been rescheduled to get vaccinated on April 11.

In a separate statement, state officials said there is no reason for others who were vaccinated at the site on Wednesday to be concerned.

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