Germany, France, Italy announced to stop the use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine
Germany, France, and Italy announced on Monday that they would stop using the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.
Agence France-Presse reported that the Paul-Ehrlich-Institut (PEI), a relevant unit of the German Ministry of Health, recommended on Monday to stop using the vaccine and said it “needs to be carefully observed.”
French President Macron announced that the use of AstraZeneca’s crown disease vaccine will be suspended until the European Medicines Agency provides more information on Tuesday (16th).
Concerned about cases of severe side effects such as blood clots among vaccinators, many European countries and regions have announced the suspension of vaccination.