Why have some countries paused the AstraZeneca jab?

Why have several countries in Europe suspended use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, citing fears of blood clots, even as the European Union’s top regulator insists there is no evidence of a link and calls for the inoculations to continue? Germany, Italy, France and at several other nations say they need…

Thailand delays AstraZeneca vaccine roll-out

Thailand abruptly delayed its roll-out of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, stopping Premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha from getting the first jab as several European nations suspended their programmes over blood clot fears. The kingdom was scheduled to start administering the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday, with Prayut expected to be filmed…

EU: AstraZeneca to supply 9 million more vaccine doses

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has agreed to supply 9 million additional doses of its coronavirus vaccine to the European Union during the first quarter, the bloc’s executive arm said Sunday. The new target of 40 million doses by the end of March is still only half what the British-Swedish company had…