Canada has reported its first case of blood clots linked to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. The patient, a Quebec woman, is now recovering at home, according to CTV News. Quebec’s Ministry of Health did not confirm the age or location of the patient, but Health Minister Christian Dubé later identified... Read more
(REUTERS) – Canadian health officials said on Monday they would stop offering AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine to people under the age of 55. They also said there’s a need for a new analysis of the shot’s benefits and risks based on age and gender. The decision comes after reports from... Read more
(Reuters) – Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal and some other European countries have refused to vaccinate citizens with the AstraZeneca vaccine, fearing the possible severe side-effects associated with the blood clots formation. World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday there is no evidence... Read more
Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot Covid-19 had a successful trial, according to the FDA. Experts will meet on Friday to decide whether or not to approve the shot.
Mexican government officials are asking the United Nations Security Council to assess the unequal distribution of vaccines.
Pfizer delivered about one third fewer doses to the EU than was promised by this point, according to EU officials. This will put extra strain on the EU, which has already faced delays from AstraZeneca and Moderna.