Covid-19 roundup: Germany suspends AstraZeneca vaccine as British drugmaker defends shot amid blood clot scare
Following a raft of fellow EU members suspending use of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine, Germany has become the latest to pause distribution of the shot.
The German government said Monday it’s suspending administration of the vaccine after reports of blood clots prompted other European nations to temporarily stop giving the vaccines to its citizens, the AP reported. As the de facto European economic powerhouse, Germany becomes the highest-profile country to endorse further investigation of the blood clot cases.
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