AstraZeneca blood clot risk ‘very rare’, says EU regulator as nations battle coronavirus surges

AstraZeneca blood clot risk ‘very rare’, says EU regulator as nations battle coronavirus surges

This file illustration photo shows vials with COVID-19 Vaccine stickers attached and syringes, with the logo of the University of Oxford and its partner British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. — AFP/FileAs several countries battle fresh virus surges amid vaccine shortfalls, the European Medicines Agency (EMA)said Wednesday blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect…

Australian PM says EU supply issues behind slow vaccine rollout

Australian PM says EU supply issues behind slow vaccine rollout

SYDNEY: As Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison faces public anger over sluggish vaccine rollout, he shifted the blame on EU saying that restricted vaccine supply from Europe was causing hinderance in the country’s coronavirus inoculation efforts.Scott Morrison said vaccine shortages and “strict export controls” introduced by the European Commission meant Australia received just 700,000 of…