Johnson & Johnson shot caused nausea, dizziness at Colorado vaccine site

Johnson & Johnson shot caused nausea, dizziness at Colorado vaccine site


The 11 people who suffered adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine — prompting the closure of a vaccination site in Colorado — experienced symptoms including nausea and dizziness, according to health officials.

Two people within that group were also taken to the hospital for further observation, the Denver Post reported, citing a statement from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

The nine others were treated with juice and water, state officials said.

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The health department stressed that the side effects experienced Wednesday were “consistent with what can be expected” with the one-shot dose. It said the decision to close the vaccination site at Dick’s Sports Goods Park in Commerce City was made out of an abundance of caution.

Vials of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine being prepared.Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images

“The state has no reason to believe that people who were vaccinated today at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park should be concerned,” the health department said.

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