Posts tagged as Covid vaccine

Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg suspend AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Austria’s national medicines regulator has suspended use of a batch of the AstraZeneca vaccine after four patients were diagnosed with dangerous blood clotting conditions after receiving their jab. One person died of multiple thrombosis – formation of blood clots within blood vessels – 10 days after their vaccine, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said. A second patient was diagnosed with pulmonary embolism – where blockages form in the arteries in the…

Lithuania may receive Covid vaccine in 3–4 weeks, says European Commissioner Sinkevičius

Monday, December 7, 2020

On Monday, Lithuania’s European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius said the first coronavirus vaccines could be delivered to member states in three to four weeks. “Over the course of three to four weeks, we believe, the European Medicines Agency should approve [the vaccine], and we are coordinating logistics for all member states to get it at the same time,” he told BNS. “The planes [with vaccines] will probably take off from Belgium…