Recent research conducted about the AstraZeneca vaccine in Europe shows citizens are losing belief in the drug. Britain remains the nation that believes that AstraZeneca is effective 90%.
European nations belief in Oxford drug declines
Individuals across eight European nations to get their opinions on the AstraZeneca jab to show that most European are beginning to raise doubts about the vaccine. There is huge doubt over how safe the Oxford jab is in countries like Spain, France, Germany, and Italy, due to the unconfirmed reports of its links with severe blood clots.
According to a poll on Monday, Europeans are beginning to be hesitant about the Oxford drug than other vaccines like Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson and Johnson. Just 15 days ago some top European nations banned the administration of the Oxford shot which was developed by the Oxford University, after several cases of blood problems. However, after the WHO and EMA backed the vaccine, many have started the administration back.
EMA says benefits outweighs disadvantages
However, in its ruling the European medical association didn't altogether rule out the relationship with bloody issues, it insists it may be rare cases like Cerebral Venous thrombosis. The poll which spans more than 10,000 individuals in 8 nations between March 11 and 17 discovered that many citizens of Italy, France, and Germany now see it as very unsafe. 56% of Germans said it isn't safe while less than 30% think it's good. In France, 62% said it is unsafe and should not be considered.
Looking at Italy and Spain, several respondents said just 33% said it's safe. The research done confirms that only British citizens still have much confidence that the vaccine is good. The percentage was 78% of those who believed it was good. Other European nations particularly Belgium and the Czech felt they didn't have a choice due to the surge.