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Coronavirus: Germany limits use of AstraZeneca vaccine over blood disorder fears

Germany will from Wednesday limit the use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine to people aged 60 and above as well as high-priority groups following further reports of a rare brain blood disorder.“We have to be able trust the vaccines,” Chancellor Angela Merkel told journalists at a news conference on Tuesday. “And transparency is the best way to deal with such a situation,” she added.Acting on advice from Germany’s vaccine committee, known as Stiko, Germany’s federal and state health ministries…

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