Those Under 50 Should Avoid AstraZeneca Vaccine: Australian PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called an urgent press conference to advise Australians aged under 50 against receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine. The prime minister instead, recommended they go for the alternative Pfizer vaccine, while those over 50 were clear to receive the AstraZeneca jab. “The advice here today is not to not have the AstraZeneca vaccine—there is not a prohibition on the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine for persons under 50,” Morrison said. “So, this is not a directive. This is not an instruction. This is advice that is being provided to Australians and the broader medical community, who are responsible for administering these vaccines.” The PMs announcement follows a case in Melbourne’s Box Hill Hospital where a 44-year-old man was admitted with serious thrombosis after he received the AstraZeneca vaccine on or around March 22, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). The man’s case fit the description of “vaccine-induced …

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