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Spain raises age limit for AstraZeneca #coronavirus vaccine from 55yrs to 65yrs

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Experts admit it will be hard to restore trust in the AstraZeneca vaccine, the use of which is set to restart on Wednesday. A recent survey shows 56% of Spanish respondents now consider it ‘unsafe’.

At a meeting of Spain’s Inter-Territorial Council of the National Health System on Monday, central and regional health officials also decided to extend the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine to a larger target group of adults, with the upper threshold now established at 65 years of age instead of 55.

El Pais report

 

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