By Meredith Radford
Student vaccinations will be a key factor in determining the success of UNC’s fall semester. However, it’s not clear how the vaccination rate might change because of issues with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. North Carolina and other states stopped administering the vaccine after some recipients reported lightheadedness. Then, federal health officials recommended pausing use of the J&J shot after six people developed a rare type of blood clot. UNC’s student vaccination clinic closed Tuesday but reopened Friday with Moderna vaccines.
Meredith Radford has more.