Sweden suspends use of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.
17 countries paused AstraZeneca vaccine.Denmark, Norway and Iceland have suspended the use of the vaccine over clotting issues, while Austria stopped using a batch of AstraZeneca shots last week.
Sweden’s health minister says vaccine producer Astra Zeneca has to follow its contract with the EU.
AstraZeneca vaccine stopped in Sweden today reports from Gothenburg.
Astra Zeneca will deliver only half of its promised vaccine doses, adding to the risk of Sweden not meeting its vaccination target.
Sweden’s vaccine coordinator Richard Bergström says it is unclear how many doses the company will eventually supply.
Nonetheless, Bergström believes the Swedish government’s target of immunizing all adults by the end of June is still within reach.
17 countries now have stopped administering the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab due to issue of clotting which company vehmently denies.