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2021-03-14T16:00:01+00:00

Ireland halts use of AstraZeneca vaccine following blood clot reports in Norway

Ireland halts use of AstraZeneca vaccine following blood clot reports in Norway
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Ireland temporarily suspended the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine. The move follows a report from Norway of patients developing blood clots post-inoculation.

The Norwegian Medicines Agency said there were four new cases of serious blood clotting in adults.

The Irish National Immunization Advisory Committee (NIAC) made the directive as a precaution.

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