Day: April 14, 2021


Portugal: Pfizer on top of vaccines with more side effects

  After the Covid vaccine was administered in Portugal, it was reported that more than 80% of the negative side effects were related to the Pfizer COVID19 vaccine.    According to EudraVigilance, which reported adverse drug reactions, about 3,000 of the 3,650 complaints recorded in Portugal were related to the Pfizer vaccine. At the same […]

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EU: Johnson & Johnson stops Covid19 vaccine deliveries

  After the US drugmaker announced that it would suspend the delivery of its Covid19 vaccine pending a review of the risk of blood clots, the European Commission said it was seeking clarification from Johnson & Johnson. France is one of several EU countries that rely on vaccines to boost their immunization campaigns.  On Tuesday, […]

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France: 158 billion euros losses from Covid crisis

  The government stated that the Covid-19 pandemic will increase spending and reduce taxes by the French government by 424 billion euros within three years.  The Minister of Public Accounts, Olivier Dussopt, told Le Figaro that by 2020, the country’s losses from the health crisis are estimated at 158 billion euros, and this figure is […]

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Italy: Anti-lockdown demonstrations in Rome resume

  At the Circus Maximus in Rome on Tuesday, hundreds of shopkeepers, restaurant, pub, and gym owners from all over Italy protested COVID lockdowns and demanded the reopening of the economy.   As police stood by, demonstrators chanted “Jobs, work” and “Reopening, reopening.” Many protesters attempted to form a march toward the premier’s office, but […]

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Denmark is the first EU country to stop using AstraZeneca vaccine

  Denmark became the first European country to stop using the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, citing concerns over uncommon yet severe side effects. “Denmark’s vaccination programme will carry on without the AstraZeneca vaccine,” Soren Brostrom, the Danish Health Authority’s president, said at a press conference.    Last week, the European Union‘s drug authority said […]

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