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Denmark Is Set To Be The First Country To Fully Scrap The AstraZeneca Vaccine

Canada has suspended its use for people under the age of 55.
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AstraZeneca Vaccine Has Now Been Fully Scrapped In Denmark

According to reports shared on Wednesday, Denmark will become the first country in the world to fully scrap the distribution of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

While other countries, including Canada, have suspended AstraZeneca's vaccine for certain age groups, Denmark has moved to cease its administration entirely.

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The decision has been made following the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine’s possible link to extremely rare cases of blood clots, reports BBC News.

Danish health authorities held an official media briefing on Wednesday, where they announced the move and presented a new vaccination timeline for the country.

It comes as Canada's first case of a "very rare" blood clot following the COVISHIELD AstraZeneca vaccine was reported on April 13, 2021.

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