Ireland Suspends AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Over Reports of Blood Clots – The New American

On Sunday, Ireland suspended use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19. Health officials cited reports of serious blood-clotting after the vaccine was used in Norway.While the World Health Organization said earlier in the week that there was no correlation between receiving the shot and an increased risk of clotting, Iceland, Denmark, and Norway have all taken similar actions regarding the vaccine. Also, Thailand and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have delayed their initial rollout of the vaccine.Ireland’s minister for health said the suspension was temporary, calling it a “precautionary step.”

Source: Ireland Suspends AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Over Reports of Blood Clots – The New American

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