AstraZeneca vaccines resume next week in the Netherlands

The rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine was paused earlier this week but it surely appears to be like prefer it gained’t be an extended break. Well being Minister Hugo de Jonge has introduced that vaccinations might be resumed subsequent week. 

This determination has been made after the European Medical Company (EMA) did analysis into the protection of the coronavirus vaccine. It discovered that the possibility of significant unwanted effects, together with these associated to blood clots, was very small.

Recalled for the vaccine

Those that had their appointments cancelled this week would be the first to get vaccinated. GPs will begin utilizing the vaccine once more on Monday, and the GGD will resume vaccinations on Wednesday, in response to RTL Nieuws.

The Netherlands has ordered a complete of 11.7 million doses of the vaccine. Every one who receives the AstraZeneca vaccine requires two doses to be totally vaccinated in opposition to coronavirus.

Why was it paused?

De Jonge made the choice to pause the vaccine earlier this week primarily based on the recommendation of the Dutch Medicines Analysis Board CBG because of the issues over its hyperlink to blood clotting. Many different European nations additionally made the choice to halt the usage of the AstraZeneca vaccine. As of subsequent week, another nations that selected to pause the usage of the vaccine may also resume its rollout.

The director of the EMA, Emer Cooke, instructed RTL Nieuws “There is no such thing as a proof of a hyperlink between the seven uncommon problems and the vaccine, however there could also be. It wants additional investigation.”

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