Germany’s Ministry of Health announced the suspension of the use of the corona virus vaccine developed by Oxford/AstraZeneca on the recommendation of the Paul Ehrlich Institute, a German research institution. After Germany, France, Spain and Italy also suspended the use of the vaccine today.
The German Health Ministry said it had suspended the use of the corona virus vaccine developed by Oxford/AstraZeneca. The decision was made on the recommendation of the Paul Ehrlich Institute, a German research institution.
Several countries in Europe, including Norway, Ireland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Luxembourg and Lithuania, have decided to suspend the use of AstraZeneca. It was added to these countries in France and Italy after Germany.
French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a freeze on vaccination until tomorrow’s meeting of the European Medicines Agency.
An investigation has been opened in the Piedmont region after a man died after being vaccinated in Italy, and the prosecutor’s office has decided to confiscate 400,000 doses of the vaccine.
Spain also announced that it is suspending the use of the vaccine developed by AstraZeneca against Covid-19 for 2 weeks.
AstraZeneca said there was no evidence of a vaccine-induced risk of blood clotting.
“The analysis of our security data, which consists of more than 10 million records, showed no evidence of an increase in the risk of pulmonary embolism or deep vessel thrombosis in any particular age group, gender, community or specific country with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. In fact, the observed number of such events is significantly lower than expected in those vaccinated compared to the general population,” the statement said.