FDA Media Briefing: Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

WHAT:           

A joint media briefing with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to discuss six reported cases of a rare type of blood clot in individuals who received the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine.

This media briefing will be live streamed over the FDA’s YouTube page.

WHO:

  • Peter Marks, M.D., Ph.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research
  • Anne Schuchat, M.D., principal deputy director, CDC

WHEN:

Tues., Apr. 13 at 10:00 a.m. ET

HOW:

Callers in the United States or Canada may call 800-857-9789. International callers will need to dial 1-517-308-9484. The passcode for all participants is 7809201.

Following the media briefing, a replay will be available on the FDA’s YouTube page.

For other questions about the media briefing, please contact the FDA’s Office of Media Affairs at fdaoma@fda.hhs.gov.

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