Sweden will also give the AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 65 years of age

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Swedish health authorities on Thursday extended their recommendation for the use of the Covid-19 vaccine to women over the age of 65. AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford, based on new British studies.

To date, Stockholm has not recommended this vaccine for those over 65, citing insufficient scientific data from the British-Swedish laboratory.

«Now, three major studies in the UK show that the AstraZeneca vaccine has a good protective effect even for people over the age of 80 and this protective effect is comparable to that of other approved vaccines.“, Said the public Health Authority, in a press release, as broadcast by the French Agency and rebroadcast by the Athens News Agency.

Germany today and Belgium did the same yesterday, while France extended the AstraZeneca vaccine to 65-75 year olds with comorbidities.

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