UK WILL NOT OFFER ASTRAZENECA’S COVID-19 VACCINE TO PEOPLE UNDER 30 YEARS

Highlights:

  • The government of UK has recommended that, it will not offer the AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine to people who are under 30 years of age
  • The assessments has been followed by an increasing number of the side effects cases in the people who have received AstraZeneca’s covid-19 vaccine

The government of United Kingdom has recommended that, it will not be using the AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine on the people, who are under the age of 30 after the drug regulators of the United Kingdom and in the European Union have highlighted that, there is a possible link with a rare type of blood clot in the brain of the people after receiving the vaccine.

The assessments have been followed by an increasing number of the cases of the side effects in people, who have received the covid-19 vaccine dose of AstraZeneca, and in spite of this, both the agencies of the European Union and United Kingdom have agreed that the benefits of the vaccine shot has been outweighing the risks.

In the latest recommendation, the European Medicines Agency or EMA said that the unusual blood clots, which are having the low blood platelets, are going to be listed as very rare side effects of the corona virus vaccine, and drug regulators of United Kingdom has been advising that, those people, who are under 30 years of age can be offered an alternative corona virus vaccine to AstraZeneca’s corona virus vaccine if one is available.

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