Vaccination

Adverse Reactions Reported after J&J Jab – US, Colorado

Thirteen people at a COVID-19 vaccination site in Colorado had adverse reactions to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Wednesday — shutting down operations for the day, a report said.

Officials did not disclose the types of reactions suffered by less than 1 percent of the more than 1,700 people given shots at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, the Denver Gazette reported.

Bulgaria’s Chief Health Inspector: Anti-Epidemic Measures Should Be Extended Till End-May

"Even in the previous order on the anti-epidemic measures, the first point is my proposal to extend them by another month. Yes, there is a slight decline in morbidity, but there is no way to contain the pandemic until the end of April. The restrictions will probably have to be in place until the end of May," said for BNT, Chief State Health Inspector Assoc. Prof. Angel Kunchev.

Gheorghita: Citizens to have at their disposal informative material with possible symptoms after anti-COVID vaccination

The National Committee for the Coordination of Activities on Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 (CNCAV) will make available to the public an informative material with possible symptoms that may occur after vaccination with anti-COVID serum, so that people who have been vaccinated or are about to be vaccinated can address a medical consultation, if the case may be, said the CNCAV president doctor Va

AstraZeneca Roll-out Restricted to People over 30 – Great Britain

British medical regulators restricted the roll-out of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to people aged over 30 on Wednesday, dpa reported. The British Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) said people aged 18 to 29 who do not have an underlying health condition will now be recommended other vaccines instead.

Senior official: Combination of two or more COVID-19 vaccines, not recommended

The coordinator of the national COVID-19 vaccination campaign, Valeriu Gheorghita, said on Wednesday that the combination of two or more vaccines is not recommended, referring to the fact that there is a reluctance of people who received the first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine to continue the immunization schedule with the same serum.

Citu: 5 million people to be vaccinated by end of May, in most pessimistic scenario

Prime Minister Florin Citu, declared on Monday that Romania will have the necessary vaccine doses so that, by the end of May, in the most pessimistic scenario, 5 million people will be vaccinated against COVID, and launched a call to the politicians and the representatives of the church to get involved in accelerating the vaccination campaign.

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