AstraZeneca’s vaccine was stopped again in the Netherlands after the woman who received the jab died

The Netherlands reportedly received AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine for the second time for people under the age of 60 after the woman who received the jab died and four other women experienced serious complications. Temporarily stopped at.

The government announced that it would suspend vaccines from UK and Swedish pharmaceutical companies. statement On Friday, health officials said they had decided not to vaccinate people under the age of 60 in the next few days because of a “new report” on side effects.

The death of a woman was reported by Dutch Pharmaco Vigilance Center Lareb— A research center that tracks the risks associated with drug use.

“These are women between the ages of 25 and 65. Three patients had extensive pulmonary embolism. One died and the other had cerebral hemorrhage,” Lareb said. I will.

Health officials said the link between the vaccine and side effects has not yet been established, but is under investigation. Complications occurred about 7-10 days after people were vaccinated.

This is the first time someone has died in the Netherlands after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine, which had been temporarily suspended in several European Union countries due to concerns about blood clots, including the Netherlands.

Last month, the Dutch Ministry of Health stopped taking AstraZeneca for more than two weeks after serious side effects in a small number of people.

Germany on Tuesday became the latest European country to stop injecting AstraZeneca vaccine into people under the age of 60 amid new concerns about abnormal blood clots reported by many who were shot. ..

Meanwhile, France also said in mid-March that it had decided to limit the vaccine to people over the age of 55.

“Precautionary measures do not affect AstraZeneca’s planned immunization of people over the age of 60, mainly because reports of possible side effects are seen under the age of 60,” health officials said in the Dutch government. I wrote in the statement.

As a result of the suspension of the vaccine, about 10,000 scheduled vaccination reservations were abandoned, news agency ANP report..

There are 400,000 AstraZeneca injections in the Netherlands.The country recorded about 1.2 million cases CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, This causes the disease COVID-19, killing more than 16,500 people in total.

Public Health Minister Hu Ge de Jongge said it is very important to properly investigate recent reports in the Netherlands.

“There is no doubt about the safety of the vaccine,” he said. “The important question is whether it is related to post-vaccination complaints or vaccination complaints. I think it is very important to properly investigate the Dutch report as well.”

Reuters contributed to this report.

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