Canadians over 30 should be offered AstraZeneca-Ox

2022-04-05
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Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) now recommends expanding the use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine to all Canadians over the age of 30, but only when the benefits outweigh the risks of rareThe state hopes to ad, serious post-vaccine blood clots.

The advisory body issued its latest guidance on Friday after reviewing new provincial data on the high level of risk currently posed in Canada by COVID-19.

Given the hot spots of infections across the countryThe wall in terms of being able to handle it,, and widely-circulating variants of concern, NACI said the age cut-off for the beleaguered AstraZeneca vaccine should be lowered to 30-years-old, with a few caveatss chief minister, Tirath Singh Rawat, last week said.

The shot only makes sense for individuals if the “benefits outweigh the risks” associated with the blood clots that occur in rare instances post-vaccination, NACI concluded.

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