Thomas Humphrey shared a video of himself stealing a COVID-19 jab. He later claimed to have sent the stolen vial to an MD for investigation.
The announcement came days after the US said it was resuming its rollout of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Rare but potentially fatal blood clots have surfaced in 15 women who got Johnson & Johnson's vaccine. But COVID-19 is a much greater threat.
Until the investigation is complete, it cannot be concluded that her death is related to the vaccine.
The Johnson & Johnson shot is currently on pause as the CDC mulls what to do about reports of rare blood clots.
In a report on the Emergent BioSolutions factory published by the FDA on Wednesday, officials said they saw unsanitary conditions at the facility.
The European Medicines Agency said blood clots should be listed as "very rare side effects" of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
A CDC immunization committee declined to vote Wednesday on whether J&J's COVID-19 vaccine should be put back into use and asked for more data.
Without the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the US would vaccinate 75% by September 17, according to an analysis from Airfinity.
US authorities urged a pause in the vaccine's rollout Tuesday, citing an "abundance of caution" over six cases of blood clots in vaccinated people.
US stocks rose Tuesday, sidestepping concerns about rising inflation and a recommendation to pause use of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine.
The US CDC advised health officials to stop giving the shots out of an "abundance of caution" because of reports of blood-clotting incidents.
White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients released a statement on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Tuesday morning.
US health agencies temporarily suspended the use of the vaccine just as 55 million doses started being delivered to the block.
The distribution of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has been varied for weeks, according to CDC data.
The Emergent BioSolutions plant unknowingly cross-contaminated some 15 million doses of the J&J vaccine with AstraZeneca's earlier this year.
The millions of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses have to be checked thanks to a cross contamination issue that ruined up to 15 million doses.