Infectious disease specialist weighs in on Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Bob Sirott

Boxes stand next vials of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the pharmacy of National Jewish Hospital for distribution early Saturday, March 6, 2021, in east Denver. Volunteers worked with nurses and physicians from National Jewish to administer 2,500 vaccinations of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that requires a single shot instead of two like the other vaccines. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Local agencies in Chicago and Illinois are following a federal directive to pause giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine following reports of blood clots in a handful of recipients. Dr. Aileen Marty, infectious disease specialist and Professor at Florida International University, joined Bob Sirott to talk about the concerns of the J&J vaccine.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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