Reactions As Countries In EU Suspends AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine – WHO

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The new report show that the World Health Organization (WHO) has at this moment said AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine was temporarily suspended by some countries in the European Union (EU) as a precautionary measure.

Finding shows that the countries suspended the vaccines because of the report of rare blood coagulation disorders in persons who had received the vaccine.

Some countries in EU having considered the same information had decided to continue using the vaccine, the health body which recommended the vaccine said.

WHO said that it has considered the benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine and it outweighed its risks.

Meanwhile, vaccination against Covid-19 will not reduce illness or deaths from other causes. While Thromboembolic events are known to occur frequently. Venous thromboembolism is the third most common cardiovascular disease globally.

It added that it was carefully assessing the latest available safety data for the AstraZeneca vaccine and will immediately communicate the findings to the public.

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