At least 9 European countries halt the Astra-Zeneca Oxford vaccine

BMJ March 10, 2021–at least 9 European countries have suspended some or all of the Astra-Zeneca vaccine

Denmark, Norway, Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Luxembourg have halted some or all of their AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccinations over fears of blood clots, France24 reports.

Denmark became at least the sixth European country to scale back the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccineafter some people who received it developed blood clots. 

Austria suspends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine batch after death

One 49-year-old woman died as a result of severe coagulation disorders, while a 35-year-old woman developed a pulmonary embolism and is recovering, it said. A pulmonary embolism is an acute lung disease caused by a dislodged blood clot.

Italy bans AstraZeneca batch following two deaths in Sicily: source March 11 Reuters

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