Covid: Germany and France under pressure to shift Oxford vaccineMarch 2, 2021
Both countries urged to take action to avoid pile-up of unused AstraZeneca vaccine doses
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Authorities in Germany and France are under pressure to come up with creative solutions to shift the AstraZeneca vaccine at higher speed in order to avoid a pile-up of unused doses over the coming weeks.
On Monday, France’s medical regulator reversed its advice not to use the AstraZeneca jab on over-65s, and Germany’s vaccination committee is coming under increasing pressure to follow suit or even scrap prioritisation altogether.