An army health worker prepares a dose of Covishield, AstraZeneca/Oxford’s Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine made by India’s Serum Institute, at an army hospital in Colombo on January 29, 2021.
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LONDON — Two additional countries opted to suspend the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Europe on Tuesday due to blood clot concerns, as regulators proceeded with a new review into its side effects.
Sweden and Latvia announced on Tuesday morning that they were pausing their rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine, developed with the University of Oxford. Portugal, Luxembourg and Slovenia took the decision to halt use of the shot on Monday night. Earlier in the day,…