It was announced on Sunday that South Korean authorities will continue to give the AvidZeneca covid-19 vaccine this week, but only for people over 30.
South Korea suspended AstraZeneca vaccination for people under 60 on Wednesday, while Europe is still investigating cases of adult blood clotting.
The Korean Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said in a statement: “People under 30 will continue to be excluded from AstraZenec vaccination, which will continue on Monday because the benefits of the vaccine do not exceed this age group. The risk. Statement.
Cui Eun-hwa, chairman of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Policy of the Republic of Korea, said in a briefing: “Three vaccinated people in South Korea have formed blood clots, and one vaccine-related case has been identified.”
She added: “This condition is a blood clot, which is considered not as serious as the European authorities checked.”
Choi said: “For most people, the risk of coronavirus is far more serious than the rare side effects of vaccines. The best way to end the pandemic is to vaccinate everyone who is allowed to vaccinate.”
She also pointed out that “for people under 30, the benefits are not great”, so “AstraZeneca vaccine will not be recommended.”