Denmark stopped using the AstraZeneca vaccine for vaccination, Reporting in the Danish media. Later this afternoon, the Danish health authorities will announce a new vaccination schedule, which will no longer include AstraZeneca.
The decision is expected to delay the Danish vaccination plan for several weeks. Since March 11, AstraZeneca has not been vaccinated in Denmark. In the Netherlands, AstraZeneca is only vaccinated for people over 60 years of age.
Several very rare cases of thrombosis after vaccination with AstraZeneca have been observed, especially in women under 60 years of age. The AstraZeneca vaccine package insert has been updated accordingly.Now counted as Very rare side effects.
Benefits are greater than benefits
However, according to the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the benefits of vaccines still outweigh the disadvantages.Thrombosis Specialist The reaction was quite critical Regarding the partial discontinuation of AstraZeneca.
According to reports, Denmark has also decided not to start vaccinating Jansen for the time being. Yesterday, the pharmaceutical company announced that it will temporarily suspend further shipments to Europe, because after a total of 7 million vaccines have been vaccinated, the United States has also found 6 very rare cases of Janssen vaccine. Whether it is related to the vaccine is still under investigation.