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Sweden phases out AstraZeneca's covid-19 vaccine

89 percent of the Swedish population above the age of 65 are fully vaccinated, meaning authorities in Sweden are phasing out the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine. In Stockholm, residents now have a choice of vaccines.

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The coronavirus vaccine produced by AstraZeneca is gradually being phased out in Sweden.

On Friday, the Swedish health authorities announced that 89 percent of people of above the age group 65, the main recipients of this vaccine in Sweden, are now fully vaccinated.

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