The AstraZeneca Covid vaccine rollout in Australia will NOT be interrupted despite cases of blood clotting

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AUSTRALIA:

The Therapeutic Goods Administration said on Wednesday that a link between the vaccine and clot disease had not been proven, but it was still investigating the issue as the vaccinations continue.

BULGARIA:

Resume vaccinations from March 19.

CYPRUS:

Cyprus, which stopped the vaccine on March 15, resumed vaccinations on March 19.

CANADA:

To interrupt the offering of vaccine to people under 55 and require a new analysis of the benefits and risks of the injection based on age and gender.

FRANCE:

The medical regulator approved resumed use of the AstraZeneca vaccine on March 19, but said it should only be given to people 55 and older.

FINLAND:

Resume the AstraZeneca vaccine from March 29, but only give it to people 65 and older.

GEORGIA:

Has limited use of the vaccine after a nurse died of anaphylactic shock, and vaccinations will only continue in full-fledged medical centers, TASS news agency reported March 19.

GERMANY:

As of March 31, Germany will restrict the use of the shot to people over 60 and high-priority groups, following further reports of a rare brain blood disorder.

ICELAND:

Resume use on March 25 after it was suspended on March 11 pending investigations into reports that it may have been linked to blood clots.

INDONESIA:

Resume the vaccine on March 22, but warned against using the vaccine in people with low platelet counts.

IRELAND:

Plans to resume roll-out of the vaccine for everyone 18 and older in “ the next few days, ” a committee said on March 19, after it was suspended on March 14.

ITALY:

On March 19, use of the vaccine will resume and Italians who refuse to be vaccinated with it will be given an alternative later.

LATVIA:

He also said it would restart administering the shots from March 19.

LITHUANIA:

The vaccine started again on March 19, currently only for 65-year-olds.

THE NETHERLANDS:

The health minister said on March 18 that the country would resume the vaccine that week.

NORTH MACEDONIA:

Health Minister Venko Filipce said on March 31 that AstraZeneca shots would be limited to people over the age of 60 as a precaution.

SOUTH KOREA:

President Moon Jae-in received the vaccine on March 23 prior to a trip abroad as the country vaccinates elderly and health workers.

SPAIN:

Spain said on March 30 that it would use the vaccine for people aged 55-65, and a day later said it would extend the vaccination to essential workers over the age of 65.

SWEDEN:

Resume use of the vaccine on March 25 for people 65 and older, the health agency said, but restrictions apply for Swedes under 65.

THAILAND:

Began to use on March 15, when Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha became the first to be vaccinated after Thailand delayed rollout the week before.

USE OF VACCINES SUSPENDED

AUSTRIA:

Suspended use of one batch of the vaccine on March 7 following the death of one person and the illness of another.

CAMEROON:

Suspended administration of the vaccine it would receive on March 20 as part of the global COVAX vaccination schedule, the health ministry said.

DENMARK:

Will extend the suspension of the shot by three weeks pending further investigation after the two-week hiatus ends on March 25. A local survey indicated that one in three Danes would refuse to get the shot.

NORWAY:

Norway will delay a decision on the use of the vaccine, authorities said on March 26, with a decision expected on April 15.

ROMANIA:

Temporarily stopped vaccinating people with one batch of the vaccine on March 11.

SOURCE: REUTERS