Why Australia remains confident in AstraZeneca vaccine as two countries put rollout on ice

Why Australia remains confident in AstraZeneca vaccine as two countries put rollout on ice

The Guardian

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Canada and Germany halt jabs for some age groups over blood clot fears but Australian authorities say it is safe and effective for over 18s

Of all of the Covid-19 vaccines being rolled out worldwide, none has been quite so beleaguered as the Oxford University/AstraZeneca vaccine, with questions raised about its efficacy and its side-effects.

Given the pause in rollouts of the AstraZeneca vaccine elsewhere, what is the latest on who should and should not receive the AstraZeneca vaccine in Australia? Should Australians be worried given our reliance on it? And has the criticism of the vaccine to date been fair?

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