Germany has suspended the usage of the AstraZeneca vaccine for under-60s, after the German medicines regulator discovered 31 instances of a sort of uncommon blood clot out of two.7 million individuals who had acquired the jab.
The European Medicines Company and the UK’s regulatory physique, MHRA, have stated there isn’t a indication that the vaccine is linked to blood clots.
Regardless of this, Angela Merkel has insisted that Germany will nonetheless supply each grownup a vaccine by the tip of the summer season.
They’re largely counting on the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, with a brand new manufacturing facility within the city of Marburg aiming to supply one billion doses a 12 months.
Jenny Hill went to see how the vaccine was made.