Like Germany, the Netherlands has also announced that it will temporarily stop using AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID in people under 60.. Yes, according to the local Ministry of Health, this happened after the death of a woman who allegedly received drugs.
Why did the Netherlands suspend the use of AstraZeneca vaccine?
The Dutch Ministry of Health reported that they decided to suspend the use of AstraZeneca’s anti-coronavirus vaccine after reporting the death of women who used the drug. In fact, according to the news agency ANP, Therefore, 10,000 scheduled appointments must be suspended.
The decision was made after a new report by Lareb, a drug monitoring agency, and a dialogue with health authorities.According to a statement from the Dutch Ministry of Health.
AstraZeneca pointed out that they are cooperating with the Dutch authorities to answer any questions they have: “The authorities of the United Kingdom, the European Union and the World Health Organization have concluded that the benefits of using our vaccine to protect people from this deadly virus greatly exceed the risks of all adult age groups.They added.
There are 5 reports of AstraZeneca vaccine-related thrombosis in the Netherlands
this Friday, Lareb, a Dutch agency that tracks side effects of the drug, reports that it has received 5 reports of extensive thrombosis and low platelet counts, Just after the AstraZeneca vaccination, including dead women. They even said that these cases occurred within 7-10 days after vaccination.
“These are women between the ages of 25 and 65. Three patients had extensive pulmonary embolism. One died and the other had cerebral hemorrhage.”, They pointed out in this regard.
It should be noted that this report on the suspension of AstraZeneca vaccine production in the Netherlands, The next day after stopping the use of the same drug in people under 60 in Germany.
*Information from Reuters