CDC examining death of Virginia woman as part of Johnson & Johnson vaccine probe

The CDC told the Virginia Department of Health on Tuesday that it is examining the death of a Virginia woman as part of its investigation into the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine.

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According to a report on the health department's website, the woman was 45-years-old. She died two days after being brought to the hospital.

Federal health officials recommended pausing use of the single shot vaccine while they look into a rare type of blood clotting among a half dozen recipients following vaccination.

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The woman died in March, according to Virginia health. She has not been identified, nor have they indicated where she might have received her shot.

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The state says it will stop using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine until the investigation is complete.