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    WHO says countries should continue using AstraZeneca vaccines

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:41am on March 18, 2021

    World Health Organisation experts on Wednesday recommended countries continue to use the AstraZeneca vaccine, but said they were looking into the jab’s safety after a...

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    Major EU nations halt AstraZeneca

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:43am on March 16, 2021

    The European Union’s largest countries joined a stream of states halting their rollouts of AstraZeneca jabs on Monday over blood clot fears, as the World...

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    Italy under virus curbs again

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:20am on March 16, 2021

    The novel coronavirus has killed at least 26,54,089 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources...

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    Countries halting AstraZeneca vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 08:56pm on March 15, 2021

    A growing list of countries have suspended AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 shots amid fears over blood clots and other possible side effects, despite the company and the...

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    Netherlands suspends rollout of AstraZeneca jab

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:52am on March 15, 2021

    Dutch health officials said that they had suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine on Sunday for two weeks after ‘possible side effects’ were reported...

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    Ireland suspends AstraZeneca jab over blood clot fears

    Agence France-Presse . Dublin | Updated at 06:26pm on March 14, 2021

    Ireland suspended the use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on Sunday, following reports of blood clots in adults who received the shot in Norway. ‘The...

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    EU faces fresh shortfall of AstraZeneca vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:32pm on March 13, 2021

    The European Union is facing further shortfalls in its coronavirus inoculation programme after Anglo/Swedish pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said production problems and export restrictions would...

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    WHO says ‘no link found’ between AstraZeneca’s vaccine, clotting

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:16am on March 13, 2021

    The World Health Organisation said on Friday there was no reason to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 jab after several countries suspended rollout over blood clot...

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    Denmark suspends use of AstraZeneca vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Copenhagen | Updated at 04:26pm on March 11, 2021

    Danish health authorities said Thursday they were temporarily suspending the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine as a precaution after some patients developed blood clots since...

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    Study shows AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine over 80pc effective

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 11:05am on March 04, 2021

    The AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine appears to be more than 80 per cent effective at preventing severe illness among elderly, at-risk individuals after a single dose,...