The Memphis-Shelby County COVID-19 Task Force is holding a briefing at noon where they’ll likely discuss making the remaining COVID-19 restrictions and mask mandate recommendations. A new health directive is expected next week.
About 17,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine have been in storage in Shelby County since federal health agencies asked for a pause to investigate a rare clotting side effect. With the pause lifted, the question is now what happens to Shelby County’s J&J stock.
Oregon health authorities say federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who developed a blood clot and low platelets within two weeks of receiving the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.