France suspends administration of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine


France on Monday joined a raft of other European countries who have suspended administration of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine over concerns of reported side effects, and which President Emmanuel Macron said was a 'precaution' while waiting for the findings of the European Medicines Agency, which are expected on Tuesday.

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France will stop administering AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine as a "precaution" pending a new assessment by the European Union's medicines regulator, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday, following a similar announcement by the German and Italian governments, reports FRANCE 24.