Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Government's road map to ending lockdown will not be affected by medical regulators' decision on the Oxford AstraZeneca jab.
The benefits of the AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh the risks for the “vast majority” of people after cases of blood clots were detected in an “extremely small” number of people, Dr June Raine, chief executive of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said.
The benefits of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine continue to "outweigh" any risks for most people, according to the EMA's Emer Cooke. However, the committee is advising rare blood clots be listed as possible side effects.
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