Ireland Suspends Use of AstraZeneca's Vaccine


Temporarily suspending use of AstraZeneca's Corona virus. Vaccine show. Mike Poland reports Irish health leaders are concerned about reports of blood clotting in Norway. The Irish government is pressing the pause button on the controversial vaccine after receiving a warning from their Norwegian counterparts. The report sight for very serious, very rare cases of blood clotting in vaccine recipients, one in which the patient died. They're concerned with where the clots air happening, and that those getting the cloths are under the age of 50. The European Medicines Agency is also investigating the clotting incidents, but for now says the vaccines benefits outweigh the risks. You countries like Ireland already faced a shortfall of the British made vaccine in part due to bad blood from contentious Brexit negotiations for NPR News I'm show make Poland in Dublin.

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