Dr. Anthony Fauci, the United States' top infectious disease expert, said Sunday that he does not believe the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson will be taken out of circulation altogether. The one-shot vaccine was granted an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this year, but the agency last week recommended a temporary pause on administering the vaccine because of a possible causal link to a handful of rare, potentially fatal, blood clots. Fauci told NBC's Chuck Todd on Sunday's edition of Meet the Press, that he doubts "very seriously" that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's vaccine advisory committee will recommend canceling the vaccine, but he did say "there will likely be some sort of warning or restriction or risk assessment."

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