Germany opens up AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination for all adults and shortens dose interval, health minister announces

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Adults of all ages in Germany can now receive AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, and recipients of that jab can get their second dose as soon as four weeks after their first, German Health Minister Jens Spahn has said.

In March, Germany was among the first countries to limit its rollout of the Anglo-Swedish jab to those aged 60 and above amid concerns of a link to blood clots in younger vaccine recipients.

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