Nightside Report April 13, 2021: Metro Detroit twin sister doctors fight COVID-19 together, What the J&J vaccine rare blood clotting issues mean for people who recently got it

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Metro Detroit twin doctors fight COVID-19 together
Metro Detroit twin doctors fight COVID-19 together

Metro Detroit twin sister doctors fight COVID-19 together

DETROIT – Two twin sisters are bringing a surprising perspective to the battle against COVID-19.

It turns out they are uniquely equipped to handle the stresses of what they witness because of how they were born.

Susan Burkett, a patient of the twins tells Local 4 News she had gone from doctor to doctor to figure out her non-COVID illness, and didn’t find answers to fix the medical problem until she met the dynamic duo.

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The latest: Michigan coronavirus cases up to 756,564; Death toll now at 16,586

4 Fast Facts

  • One of the nation’s largest auto dealer chains based in Metro Detroit is about to get a new owner. Click here to read more.
  • All Metro Detroit county health departments were relying on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to some degree or another. Click here to read more.
  • The Friendship Circle helps more than 3,000 people with special needs along with their families. The Soul Cafe in West Bloomfield Township is one of its programs. Click here to read more.
  • A 20-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot by a Michigan State Police trooper on Milett Road near Tanger Outlets in Howell. Click here to read more.

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What the J&J COVID-19 vaccine rare blood clotting issues mean for people who recently got it

On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in addition to the Food and Drug Administration made a recommendation to place a pause on giving the COVID-19 Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

This was done in response to six cases in the US of a very uncommon type of blood clot. Here is a closer look at what was found.

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