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Fireman in south of France suspend use of AstraZeneca COVID shot - report

A vial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is seen at Basingstoke Fire Station, in Basingstoke, Britain February 4, 2021 (photo credit: PETER CZIBORRA/REUTERS)
A vial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is seen at Basingstoke Fire Station, in Basingstoke, Britain February 4, 2021
(photo credit: PETER CZIBORRA/REUTERS)
Firemen in France's southern Bouches-du-Rhone region have suspended the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for their staff after signs of negative side-effects, reported BFM TV and AFP, fueling concerns related to the product.
France and Germany have decided to continue administering the shot while other European countries, including Ireland, Norway and the Netherlands, have suspending its use on safety grounds.


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