Posts tagged as AstraZeneca

Vilnius authorities invite people over 35 to get AZ jabs over the weekend

Monday, May 10, 2021

The Lithuanian government is planning to launch mass vaccination in late May and is currently still giving jabs to people over 65 and those in priority groups. With some 6,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine shots remaining unused, Vilnius authorities have invited people over 35 to register for jabs over the weekend. Jabs will be offered to younger people in order to use up the supplies of AstraZeneca vaccines. People over…

What if I cannot make it on time for second vaccine shot?

Friday, April 23, 2021

What should I do if I cannot make it to my second vaccine dose on time due to work? Agnese Strazda, communication consultant for the Vaccination Project Bureau, answered the question on Latvian Radio April 23. I am a long-distance driver, how can I get the Janssen vaccine which is only required once? I could also get vaccinated twice, but only with a three-month gap. Agnese Strazda: The AstraZeneca vaccine has a…

Beware of Covid PCR Testing and the Relentless “Vaccinate Vaccinate Vaccinate” Campaign

By Peter Koenig on Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The validity of the PCR test has been questioned for months, if not from the very beginning of the declared covid-19 plandemic, including lately also by WHO. However, this test is still and ever more so being forced upon us. This despite the fact that ever more scientific evidence comes to the fore that the test is absolutely unsuited to determine whether a person is “infected” with the covid-19 virus.…

The COVID Rollout Crashes And Burns

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The media is clamped down tight on why Denmark’s top health official Tanja Erichsen suddenly fainted during a press conference halting the use of the Astrazeneca vaccine due to an uptick of severe side effects. Whether the fainting was a result of nerves or the vaccine is moot, as the public perception was once again permanently damaged. And that is where the entire public rollout of the Covid Lockdown and…

Can I get the second vaccine dose from another manufacturer?

Monday, April 19, 2021

There are countries where use of the vaccine produced by AstraZeneca is partly or entirely stopped, and several people have questions about the second dose from another manufacturer’s vaccine. These questions were answered by  infectologist Uga Dumpis on Latvian Radio April 19. I heard that Germany could offer to choose a second dose of another manufacturer’s vaccine. Could that also be offered here [in Latvia]? A different second dose can…

Daugavpils vaccines all booked after offering choice of manufacturer

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Daugavpils Regional Hospital allowed priority groups to choose one of the two vaccines at the hospital’s disposal  – AstraZeneca or Pfizer, and the doses are ‘all booked’ at the hospital, Rus.LSM.lv reported April 14. “I’m satisfied. People have booked 300 doses in two days,” Grigorijs Semjonovs, the head of the hospital. “The main thing we wanted is to increase population activity. And we have succeeded. Two days ago, I had 250…

Health authorities recommend continuing AstraZeneca vaccination

Friday, April 9, 2021

Experts recommend that all population groups continue to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccines, the State Agency of Medicines (ZVA) said April 8. In cooperation with the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) and State Council of Immunization, ZVA concluded that currently there are neither scientific nor epidemiological grounds to restrict vaccination with the “Vaxzevria” vaccine produced by AstraZeneca in any age groups. The experts recommend that all population groups continue to…

How politics influences Lithuanian health system

By Adomas Abromaitis on Monday, March 22, 2021

The news that Lithuanian government suspends use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from March 16 as “a precaution” until the European Medicines Agency gives a final evaluation of its safety, made citizens nervous. It happened just some hours after Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė categorically told the public broadcaster her government would not suspend use of the vaccine, saying the harm due to the disruption to vaccination would be worse. Thus,…

Latvia to resume inoculations with AstraZeneca on Friday

Friday, March 19, 2021

Latvia will resume inoculations with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Friday after suspending the use of the vaccine while the European regulator was reviewing its safety, Health Minister Daniels Pavluts announced at a news conference Thursday. Vaccination centers will be informed about the decision and the permission to resume AstraZeneca vaccinations will be given on Friday, the minister said. Family physicians’ practices and other institutions involved in Latvia’s immunization drive…

Lithuania suspends use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

In a change of policy, Lithuania suspended use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine as “a precaution” until the European Medicines Agency gives a final evaluation of its safety, the country’s Health Minister Arturas Dulkys said on Tuesday evening. “We are taking the decision now, because over the previous few hours we have received three reports about serious, unexpected, unwanted thromboembolic cases in patients who were given the AstraZeneca vaccine in Lithuania”,…