France wants to give the AstraZeneca vaccine only to people over the age of 55

Emmanuel MacronPhoto: Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP
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French authorities recommend that only those over the age of 55 should receive the AstraZeneca vaccine due to fear that it could lead to severe blood clots in young people.

The EU Medicines Agency gave the vaccine the green light on Thursday, but countries such as Norway, Denmark, and Sweden will not use the vaccine until more research has been done.

French health authorities say they are changing their recommendation on the vaccine as serious and rare blood clots have so far been detected in people under 55 years of age.

Germany, Italy, and Spain are among the countries that are resuming the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine on the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) recommendation.

Cyprus, Latvia, and Lithuania have also announced that they will use AstraZeneca’s vaccine again.

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1 Comment on "France wants to give the AstraZeneca vaccine only to people over the age of 55"

  1. … which is the age group most vulnerable to blood clotting.

    Macron … implementing Ättestupa en France? :-/

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