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Toronto/Sputnik: Canadian health regulators will not hesitate to change the terms of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine license if additional safety issues emerge, Health Minister Patty Hajdu said. more
South Korea to resume administration of AstraZeneca vaccines: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: South Korea decided on Sunday to resume the administration of AstraZeneca vaccines to suitable recipients after having paused distribution amid blood clot concerns, media ...

COVID-19: AstraZeneca vaccine benefits still ‘largely positive’

New York: The benefits of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are still “largely positive” and outweigh risk of rare but serious blood clots, according to an official with the Wo ...

Oxford suspends dosing in trial of AstraZeneca COVID vaccine in children, teenagers

London/Sputnik: The University of Oxford said it had suspended administering doses of the vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) it developed with AstraZeneca in a UK st ...

Spanish Health Ministry lifts age restrictions for AstraZeneca vaccine: Reports

Madrid/Sputnik: The Spanish Health Ministry is lifting the age restrictions for the coronavirus vaccine produced by AstraZeneca, Cadena Ser radio reported.

Canada advisory committee recommends pausing AstraZeneca vaccine shots: Statement

Toronto/Sputnik: Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunizations (NACI) is recommending a pause in inoculating Canadians under the age of 55 with the Oxford-AstraZeneca corona ...

France temporarily suspends use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine: Macron

Paris/Sputnik: France is temporarily suspending the use of a COVID-19 vaccine, developed by UK drugmaker AstraZeneca, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.

Spain to suspend use of AstraZeneca Vaccine for at least 15 days:  Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Spain will suspend the use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for at least 15 days from Monday, the Cadena Ser broadcaster reported on Monday.

Indonesia pauses AstraZeneca Vaccination over health concerns:  Regulator

Moscow/Sputnik: The Indonesian Food and Drug Authority (BPOM) has decided to hold up the use of the UK-Swedish AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine amid fears that the recipients may develop pote ...

WHO to hold meeting on AstraZeneca Vaccine safety on Tuesday

Geneva/Sputnik: The World Health Organization's (WHO) global advisory committee on vaccine safety will hold a meeting on Tuesday on the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine, WHO Director ...