Danish Health Authority awaits Danish study results before giving verdict on Astrazeneca

The EMA's Astrazeneca-related announcement will not influence the Danish pause of Astrazeneca vaccines.

Danish Health Authority Director General Søren Brostrøm | Photo: Jens Dresling/Ritzau Scanpix

The Danish Health Authority intends to wait until the Danish investigation of the Astrazeneca vaccine and possibly related rare cases of blood clots has been concluded before deciding whether Denmark will go back to using this particular vaccine, according to a press statement from the Danish Health Authority.

This announcement arrives in the wake of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) judging on Wednesday that the vaccine and certain rare cases of blood clots might be connected, but that the vaccine should still be put to use.

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