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Italy recommends AstraZeneca COVID vaccine only for over-60s – Thomson Reuters Foundation

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/ITALY-ASTRAZENECA (URGENT):Italy recommends AstraZeneca COVID vaccine only for over-60s

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ROME, April 7 (Reuters) – Italy will from now on recommend the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine only for people over aged 60, the country’s top health adviser said after the European regulator found possible links between the vaccine and rare cases of blood clots.
Health Minister Roberto Speranza took the decision following consultation with experts and “other institutional figures,” Franco Locatelli, head of Italy’s Superior Health Council, told reporters on Wednesday.
Locatelli said people who had…

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