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Germany and Italy are in chaos after suspending the AstraZeneca vaccine

Germany and Italy are in chaos after suspending the AstraZeneca vaccine 16

Germany and Italy are in chaos after suspending the AstraZeneca vaccine

The decision was made after Germany recorded 7 cases of blood clots after receiving the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, 3 of whom died.

In Germany, many Covid-19 vaccination appointments were canceled.

Nearly 1.6 million Germans have received the AstraZeneca vaccine, accounting for 17% of the total Covid-19 vaccine doses deployed in the country.

In the capital Berlin, vaccination centers at the old airports Tegel and Tempelhof have closed.

German critics warn that a pause in the vaccine rollout could cause lasting damage to the country’s already slow vaccination campaign.

Education Minister Anja Karliczek said the move upset plans to vaccinate teachers, which is seen as key to allowing kindergartens and schools to continue operating.

Vaccine scarcity makes it likely that Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine will dominate Germany’s vaccination program, according to experts.

Klaus Cichutek, head of PEI, defended the proposal to temporarily suspend the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

But Karl Lauterbach, a doctor and health spokesman for the Social Democrats, called the decision `wrong` and could threaten more lives.

Some doctors warn that people who have been vaccinated or are looking forward to the vaccine may experience significant psychological effects.

Similarly, Italians were also angry and confused after thousands of AstraZeneca vaccine appointments were suddenly canceled, hindering the country’s vaccination program during the third wave of the epidemic.

Alessio D’Amato, health councilor for the Lazio region, expressed concern and confusion, and said he did not understand why Aifa made such a decision.

More than one million Italians have received the first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

On March 16, Italy recorded 20,396 cases of Covid-19 and 502 deaths, the highest death rate since the end of January. Mr. Nicola Magrini, general director of Aifa, said the agency made the decision for the purpose of

In France, the reaction to the decision to pause the deployment of the AstraZeneca vaccine was somewhat more muted.

Le Monde newspaper in its editorial said that the success of a vaccination campaign has much to do with the effectiveness of the vaccine as well as people’s trust.

The vaccination site in Erfurt, Germany was empty after the suspension order.

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