Epidemiologist Anders Tegnell (Anders Tegnell) detailed that the first injection of AstraZeneca vaccine will receive the second injection of Pfizer or Moderna, although he admitted that there is no information on the protection of the replacement vaccine. How to study.
Madrid (EUROPA PRESS)-The Swedish Public Health Agency announced on Tuesday that Sweden will administer a covid-19 replacement vaccine to people immunized with a dose of vaccine developed by AstraZeneca.
At the press conference, epidemiologist Anders Tegnell, the head of Sweden’s fight against the coronavirus, explained that people who received the first AstraZeneca vaccine will receive a second injection from Pfizer or Moderna. Injection, although he admitted that there is currently no research on the protective effect of replacing the vaccine.
However, he assured that the Swedish authorities will “follow up” the study to find out the protective effect.
On the other hand, the Swedish Public Health Agency announced in a statement that, despite its insistence that it is “effective”, it still prohibits the use of AstraZeneca’s vaccine for people under 65.
So far, the Swedish health authorities have counted that more than 900,000 people have been infected with COVID-19, including more than 13,700 people who have died of the disease.