GERMAN LEADERS POSTPONE A SUMMIT ON EXTENDING THE VACCINE ROLL OUT AS THEY AWAIT FURTHER CONFIRMATION THAT THE ASTRAZENECA JAB IS SAFE FOR USE.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 17, 2021
German leaders have postponed a summit on extending the vaccine roll out as they await further confirmation that the Oxford AstraZeneca jab is safe for use.
Germany is among a number of Countries that have halted its use over unproven reports that it causes blood clots, but the Vice Chancellor, Olaf Scholz said he was hopeful it could be used again.
The E.U regulator has again insisted that the drug’s benefits outweighed any risks.
The German decision has been criticized by some politicians and Doctors.