While the European Medicines Agency approved a third dose for people over 18-years-old, the agency said it was up to member states to decide whether to use them.
2 May 2021
Health regulator Anvisa cited lack of consistent and reliable data for rejecting the import of the vaccine. Brazil is currently battling a devastating second wave of coronavirus.
20 Mar 2021
The EU regulatory body is "fully convinced" that the vaccine's benefits outweigh possible risks. Global health experts have been under growing pressure to answer questions over the safety of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot.