EMA sticks to the recommendation of Astrazeneca's covid-vaccine

The EMA has announced that it sees a possible connection between Astrazeneca's Covid-19 vaccine and some highly rare cases of blood clots following vaccinations, but it maintains its recommendations to keep using the vaccine.

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The European Medicines Agency thinks that the advantages of the Astrazeneca vaccine against Covid-19 outweigh the disadvantages by far, states the agency at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

For this reason, the agency maintains is recommendation that the vaccine should be put to use in EU vaccination programs in spite of the fact that safety experts within the agency see a possible connection between the vaccine and the incidents involving blood clots that have been reported on in recent weeks involving people who have received the vacine.

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