Under-40s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca jab

Britain advises that under-40s are offered alternative to AstraZeneca Covid-19 shot

The Vaccines Taskforce placed an original order for 40 million Pfizer doses, with a further order for another 60 million announced last week.

Researchers in Denmark and Norway looked at the nationwide rates of blood clots and related conditions in 280,000 people who had had the jab between February and March this year.

Spahn said given this decision, "many are asking themselves. when they will get their second vaccination".

"The recommendation is not a retrospective one", said Quach. "This was following an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination, and the person is a woman in their 40s, and she is stable and now receiving treatment in hospital and Vancouver Coastal Health".

Almost 700 new COVID-19 cases in B.C. The current jabs are modelled on the Wuhan variant which is no longer dominant.

She encouraged anyone who has received AstraZeneca - or any of the available vaccines - and is feeling unwell to call 811 and talk to a healthcare provider.

They also got it at a time when it wasn't entirely clear when they might be able to get a dose of Pfizer or Moderna.

The first consignment of around 1.238 million doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, codenamed AZD1222 through COVAX facility would be landing at the Islamabad International Airport on Saturday, May 08, 2021, federal government officials told The News.

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"So far, as of early this morning, we had 1,995,496 doses of all three of our COVID-19 vaccines administered in British Columbia". Another million are expected in June.

He added: "It remains the case that for most age groups, the probability of surviving the year is much greater for people who accept any vaccine when offered than if they decline it".

That does not hold for people who live in places with high infection rates, or who are at high risk of serious illness or death from COVID-19.

"Because prevalence of Covid is low and given the strength of the programme, that means we're in a position to act with an abundance of caution and offer a different vaccine to the younger groups", the source said.

He said the doctors, nurses and other vaccine experts on NACI are "incredibly smart and well-meaning" but that they, like he and other scientists and medical experts, aren't experts in communications.

First consignment of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine arriving on May 8.

Canada has confirmed 12 cases of VITT - vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia.

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