The Spanish Ministry of Health decided on Wednesday to only vaccinate AstraZenec against the coronavirus for people over 60 years of age.
This was made after European and British regulatory agencies discovered a potential link between AstraZeneca’s vaccination and rare blood clots in the brain.
Health Minister Carolina Darias said at a press conference after a meeting of regional health officials: “Although there are different opinions within the EU, the AstraZeneca vaccine is only applicable to people over 60 years of age. crowd.”
The EU health minister failed to reach consensus on general guidelines for the use of AstraZeneca against Covida 19 on Wednesday, despite calling for coordination among member states to eliminate public distrust of the vaccine.
The ministers held a special virtual meeting shortly after discovering that it may be associated with a very rare case of abnormal thrombosis, and shortly after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) changed its guidelines on AstraZeneca vaccines.
Nevertheless, EMA emphasizes that the benefits of vaccines still outweigh the risks.