The United Kingdom (UK) regulator revealed on Saturday that out of 30 people who have suffered from blood clots after getting the AstraZeneca vaccine, seven people have died.
When this news of seven deaths came several European countries have paused the use of the AstraZeneca injections over a potential link to blood clots.
The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said in a statement that,
“Out of the 30 reports up to and including 24 March, sadly 7 have died.”
The European Medicines Agency (EMA), which works as same as World Health Organization previously declared the AstraZeneca vaccine harmless. EMA further added earlier that, it believes the vaccine is safe and that experts have found no exact risk factors such as age, gender, or medical history.
Earlier, the World Health Organization (WHO) slammed Europe for slowing down the vaccination process.
According to the reports, France becomes the latest country to enforce new limitations to fight against the novel coronavirus infections, and cases were increasing on daily basis in Europe.
Brazil also reported the surge in cases of the covid-19 patients the death toll in the country had spiraled last month.
As per the international news agency, more than 66,000 people had died of Covid-19 in Brazil in March more than twice as many fatalities as the country’s second-deadliest month of the pandemic, July 2020.