Hong Kong might want to consider holding off on its order for AstraZeneca shots, says a government pandemic adviser. Photo: Reuters Hong Kong might want to consider holding off on its order for AstraZeneca shots, says a government pandemic adviser. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong might want to consider holding off on its order for AstraZeneca shots, says a government pandemic adviser. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: vaccine experts urge Hong Kong government to scrap order for 7.5 million AstraZeneca jabs over mounting safety concerns

  • Experts suggest the government cancel its orders for 7.5 million AstraZeneca shots and replace them with second-generation vaccines offering better protection against mutated strains
  • European Medicines Agency said an investigation concluded that ‘unusual blood clots with low blood platelets should be listed as very rare side effects’ of the vaccine

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong might want to consider holding off on its order for AstraZeneca shots, says a government pandemic adviser. Photo: Reuters Hong Kong might want to consider holding off on its order for AstraZeneca shots, says a government pandemic adviser. Photo: Reuters
Hong Kong might want to consider holding off on its order for AstraZeneca shots, says a government pandemic adviser. Photo: Reuters
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