“A World Health Organization (WHO) vaccine safety panel said on Wednesday that it considers that the benefits of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine outweigh its risks and recommends that vaccinations continue,” the message said.
However, the WHO will continue the consideration of the situation and will report to the public after the end of the process.
Due to the blood clots, some countries stopped the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine; particularly, Denmark, Austria, Estonia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia and Cyprus. Norway is not an EU member but it also stopped the use of AstraZeneca. Later, Bulgaria, Thailand and Romania joined this list. Soon, Ireland and the Netherlands also refused fro AstraZeneca’s use.
Germany, France and Italy also confirmed the refusal of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
In Norway, three medics were hospitalized with blood clots. While a woman died after AstraZeneca shot in Croatia. In Spain, a 43-year-old teacher, who had never pathologies earlier, was vaccinated by AstraZeneca and died from cerebral hemorrhage.