COVID-19 vaccine vial and test tube

Boris Johnson Backs AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine After Countries Halt Jab Over Blood Clotting Scare

A probe was earlier launched by the EU after the European Medicines Agency said it had received reports of 22 cases of blood clotting among those vaccinated with the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab in continental Europe – including one person who died ten days later.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday dismissed growing concerns regarding the safety of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus jab after cases of blood clotting were reported in vaccinated people, urging Britons to continue taking it.

“We’ve been clear that it’s both safe and effective, and when people are asked to come forward and take it, they should do so in confidence,” a spokesman for Downing Street was cited by the Daily Mail as saying.

​​Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and members of his cabinet cancelled on Friday plans to receive AstraZeneca vaccine shots after the country delayed use of the vaccines over reports of blood clots in some European nations, a health official said at a health ministry news conference.

Full story:

By Svetlana Ekimenko
Sputnik International


The main purpose of Thailand News is to offer our readers all news from the most popular and trusted newspapers in Thailand & Asia in one place.

Get breaking news and the latest news headlines from Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand, Isan, the insurgency-plagued South and Asia.

You May Also Like

More From Author

+ There are no comments

Add yours

Leave a Reply