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Germany, France suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot concerns

India Today | 15/03/2021 11:38 PM | Click to read full article

French President Emmanuel Macron says that France is suspending the use of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine use out of precaution. Macron told a news conference Monday that French authorities have decided to suspend shots at least until Tuesday afternoon.

Germany on Monday became the biggest country in Europe to suspend use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine over reports of dangerous blood clots in some recipients.