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WHO confirms 'AstraZeneca is safe'; EU Countries to resume its use
EMA chief Emer Cooke said on Thursday that after the AstraZeneca investigation, the committee found that the vaccine was safe and effective.
New Delhi: The European medical regulator described the AstraZeneca vaccine as safe and effective. After this, many countries of the European Union have decided to start the vaccine on Thursday. The special thing is that after the vaccine was placed a few days ago, there were reports of blood clots freezing. However, the medical regulator denied any such thing.
AstraZeneca is safe and effective:
An announcement has been made by EMA about the vaccine at such a time. When the World Health Organization and UK experts have said that the vaccine is safe. Also, he has said that not taking the vaccine is a big risk, because many countries are facing increasing cases of corona virus.
After the announcement of the EMA, those allowing the vaccine are Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovenia and Bulgaria.
EMA chief Emer Cooke said on Thursday that after the AstraZeneca investigation, the committee found that the vaccine was safe and effective. He said that the committee has also found that the vaccine has nothing to do with blood clots. The UK's health regulator says that there are no wires between Pfizer's vaccine and blood clots. WHO reiterated that it is better to take it than not to take AstraZeneca's vaccine.
The vaccine company has welcomed the decision of the regulators. However, Norway and Sweden have stated that they are not ready to continue using the vaccine.
The vaccine drive has been affected globally after the uproar over the vaccine. So far, 40 crore vaccine doses have been given worldwide. The special thing is that the cheap and easy-to-store AstraZeneca shot is being called the vaccine of poor nations. Not only this, the vaccine is also an important part of COVAX.