Latest news of the coronavirus, live | Madrid rejects the Health proposal on AstraZeneca and claims that it is not based on the EMA criteria

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Madrid rejects Health’s proposal to temporarily stop vaccination with AstraZeneca in children under 60 years of age. Darias has made this proposal to the autonomous communities during the Interterritorial Council held this afternoon after the European Medicines Agency has detected “a possible link” between the cases of thrombi and the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical vaccine. “With the information available to date, and as a precautionary principle, it is recommended to use the Vaxzevria vaccine [AstraZeneca] in people over 60 years of age ”, confirms the department headed by Carolina Darias. The UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has also recommended that those under 30 years of age be offered an alternative to the AstraZecena vaccine if it is available in their area.

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