African Union says benefits outweigh risks of Astr

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Safety concerns had been raised regarding the use of the AstraZeneca vaccineAs of Friday. The African Union is the latest organisation to throw its weight behind the use of the vaccineSaskatchewan entered Step One three weeks after 70 per cent of residents age 40 and over had their first dose and residents 18 and over became eligible for vaccination. Current mask protocols will continue.. Some African countries have already suspended use of the AstraZeneca vaccineUntil Monday.

The African Union said on Thursday that it considers that the benefits of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine outweigh the risks and recommended that vaccinations continue across the continentBut Romano.

The announcement came a day after the World Health Organisation (WHO) backed the vaccine and as more than a dozen European countries have suspended the use of it amid concerns over the risk of blood clotsIn pictures: 2020's biggest news stories month by month - Today News Post.

John NkengasongThe horizon with shift in vaccination strategy, director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told a news conference that the “benefits still outweigh the risks” and that countries should “move forward” with the vaccination.