Johnson stated at the press conference that the UK Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority examines the data on the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine every week, and stated that not vaccinating is more risky than getting it.
Noting that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) also reports that Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Kovid-19 vaccine is safe and its benefits outweigh the risks, Johnson said, “The Oxford vaccine is safe, the Pfizer vaccine is safe. The unsafe thing is to catch Covid-19. It is very important to have your vaccine. said.
Announcing that he will be vaccinated tomorrow, the British Prime Minister said, “At the center where I will be vaccinated, the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is given to those who have the first dose. I will have this vaccine.” he spoke.
The administration of Oxford-AstraZeneca, one of the first vaccines developed against Covid-19, was temporarily suspended in some countries on suspicion that it could cause blood clotting, causing vascular occlusion and pulmonary embolism.
GREEN LIGHT FROM EUROPEAN PHARMACEUTICAL AGENCY
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced the result of its scientific evaluation after some European countries, including Germany, France, Italy and Spain, suspended the use of AstraZeneca vaccine on suspicion of causing side effects such as blood clotting.
“This vaccine is safe and effective. The benefits of the vaccine in protecting people from Covid-19 disease outweigh the possible risks,” EMA Director Emer Cooke told. said.
A statement came from the World Health Organization about the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. The World Health Organization (WHO) said, “The benefit of the AstraZeneca vaccine outweighs the risks, the vaccination should continue.”
“The WHO Global Vaccine Safety Advisory Committee carefully evaluates the latest available safety data for the AstraZeneca vaccine. When this review is complete, WHO will immediately communicate the findings to the public,” said the World Health Organization.