Australia probes if blood clot case linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

Five million Canadians now have at least one dose, as vaccine rollout gathers steam

Five million Canadians now have at least one dose, as vaccine rollout gathers steam

Asked about Australia's own rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations, Professor McLaws said that it has been "very slow".

The fresh reports in the United Kingdom lift the total number of cases to 30 as of March 24, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency said in a statement Thursday. The presidential office said in a statement that Steinmeier, who is 65, received his first shot at a hospital in Berlin on Thursday. The company has also faced questions over trial results and delivery schedules.

Malaysia has secured 12.8 million AstraZeneca doses - half from the Covax global vaccine-sharing scheme and half from the AstraZeneca manufacturer in Thailand.

The agency said it had identified 30 cases of rare blood clot events following use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab, out of 18.1 million doses administered up to and including March 24.

The woman had a lung embolism and a cerebral haemorrhage, Lareb said. There were no reports of the same reactions to the vaccine from Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE, which is also being used in Britain.

Astrazeneca in its review last month said people vaccinated with its Covid-19 vaccine have shown no evidence of an increased risk of blood clots.

Ontario will begin third provincial shutdown on Saturday, April 3, 2021
New modelling also shows Ontario could have up to 6,000 new cases a day by the end of April due to the new variants of the virus. Health unit regions transitioned back to the COVID-19 Response Framework, with five colour-coded levels of varying restrictions.

The committee is expected to come with further information about the AstraZeneca vaccine. New daily Covid cases and deaths have fallen to the lowest levels since September, even as infections surge again across much of the European Union, where immunizations have lagged.

The Dutch government has said it is temporarily halting AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccinations for people under 60 following reports of a very small number of people suffering unusual blood clots after receiving the shot.

In an updated recommendation on its website, STIKO said there was no scientific evidence on the safety of a mixed series of vaccines.

Among those affected by Germany's decision to halt the AstraZeneca vaccine's use in people under 60 were tens of thousands of teachers, who had only recently been offered appointments for the shot. Those figures included a "significant" number of the cases reported in Germany but not all, she said.

The Drug Control Authority (DCA) has agreed to approve the conditional registration of the Covid-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca Solution for Injection for use during an emergency.

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