The Ontario government is pausing the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the province due to safety- and supply-related issues.
Ontario, Canada's largest province, said it will stop giving out first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine due to concerns over its link to rare blood clots.
Ontario's top doctor says the province will stop giving out first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
#Breaking - Ontario's top doctor says the province will stop giving out first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. Dr. David Williams says the decision has been made out of an abundance of caution because of increased instances of a rare blood clotting disorder...
Alberta says it won’t give out more first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for the time being as supply dwindles.
Most adults under the age of 40 in the UK will be offered an alternative to the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine due to link to rare blood clots
Under-30s in UK to be offered alternative to Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine due to rare blood clot risk
Single shot of either Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine reduces chance of needing hospital treatment by more than 80%, analysis in England shows
NEW: fresh data from trials in Brazil, South Africa and the UK shows the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is highly effective with a 12 week gap between doses. Efficacy is in fact much higher with a 12 week interval than a shorter gap Story by @building :
'I'm so pleased to be getting the COVID vaccine today and really proud it is one that was invented in Oxford.' 82-year-old Brian Pinker became the first person in the world to receive the new Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine this morning at @OUHospitals . 💉
BREAKING: UK approves Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine