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EMA To Add New Side Effects To Janssen, AstraZeneca COVID-19 Shots

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EMA To Add New Side Effects To Janssen, AstraZeneca COVID-19 Shots
  • The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has finalized to update the product information of COVID-19 vaccines developed by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and AstraZeneca plc (NASDAQ: AZN) to reflect several newly detected side effects.
  • The EMA’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has finalized the updates to the product information of J&J’s (JNJ) single-dose shot to indicate “swollen lymph nodes, unusual or decreased feeling in the skin, tinnitus, diarrhea, and vomiting,” as potential side effects.
  • EMA said that for AstraZeneca’s vaccine, the product information would be updated to reflect Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) as a side effect.
  • Related Content: European Medicine Agency Lists Guillain-Barré Syndrome As Rare Side Effect For JNJ COVID-19 Vaccine.
  • Price Action: JNJ shares are down 0.20% at $172 during the market session on the last check Wednesday.
  • Photo by Johaehn from Pixabay
 

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