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Blood clot reports cause AstraZeneca COVID vaccine to be suspended again in German cities for people under 60

23 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

This development comes weeks after an agency for the European Union declared the AstraZeneca vaccine to be safe following a prior suspension by multiple countries, including Germany, due to blood clot reports.
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German cities suspend use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after new reports of blood clots

23 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

The decision came after the country's medical regulator announced that it had received a total of 31 reports of rare blood clots in recent recipients of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
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Berlin suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine for below-60s

23 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

German state halts use of COVID vaccine amid resurgent fears of blood clots as a rare side effect.
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Germany says AstraZeneca Covid shot should only be given to people over 60 as country tallies 9 deaths from blood clots

Germany says AstraZeneca Covid shot should only be given to people over 60 as country tallies 9 deaths from blood clots

23 days ago   |   By RT

Germany has restricted the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine as a precautionary measure amid reports the jab is being linked to more cases of suspected adverse effects, some resulting in death.
The country's Standing Vaccination Commission recommended on Tuesday that AstraZeneca's Vaxzevria only be given to men and women over the age of 60, or in exceptional cases. The decision was made due to “available, albeit limited, evidence” concerning the drug's safety.
The commission announced its recommendation hours after the city of Berlin introduced an identical policy. Earlier, two...
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Canada suspends the AstraZeneca vaccine in under-55s while officials investigate reports of rare blood clots

Canada suspends the AstraZeneca vaccine in under-55s while officials investigate reports of rare blood clots

23 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Canada has temporarily stopped giving AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to people under 55 while it investigates cases of an unusual blood-clotting disorder in Europe.
Canadian officials said there were reports from Europe of a clotting disorder among some vaccinated people in Europe, particularly among young women, called Vaccine-Induced Prothrombotic Immune Thrombocytopenia. In this disorder, antibodies "activate" platelets and cause blood clots to form.
"The National Advisory Committee on Immunization recommends immediately pausing the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine...
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