Highlights
  • Denmark was the primary nation to halt its use of the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Suspension of AstraZeneca vaccine was strictly precautionary: Netherlands
  • Fastidiously reviewed the info on 17 million folks: AstraZeneca

London: In latest days, nations together with Denmark, Eire, and Thailand have quickly suspended their use of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine after studies that some individuals who bought a dose developed blood clots, regardless that there’s no proof that the shot was accountable. The European Medicines Company and the World Well being Group say the info obtainable don’t counsel the vaccine prompted the clots and that individuals ought to proceed to be immunised. Right here’s a take a look at we all know — and what we don’t.

Additionally Learn: COVID-19 Vaccine Is Secure, Say Astrazeneca And UK Regulator

What Occurred?

Denmark was the primary nation to halt its use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine final week after studies of blood clots in some folks, together with one one that developed a number of clots and died 10 days after receiving at the very least one dose. Danish well being authorities stated the suspension would final for at the very least two weeks whereas the circumstances have been investigated, whilst they famous that “at current, it can’t be concluded whether or not there’s a hyperlink between the vaccine and the blood clots.” Norway, Iceland, Bulgaria, Thailand, and Congo quickly adopted swimsuit.

On Saturday, Norwegian authorities reported that 4 folks underneath age 50 who had gotten the AstraZeneca vaccine had an unusually low variety of blood platelets. That might result in extreme bleeding.

On Sunday, Eire and the Netherlands introduced that they, too, have been stopping their use of the AstraZeneca vaccine quickly. Authorities within the Netherlands — like these elsewhere — stated their suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine was strictly precautionary.

We should all the time err on the facet of warning, which is why it’s smart to press the pause button now as a precaution, stated Hugo de Jonge, the Dutch well being minister.

Nonetheless, a number of different nations have caught with the vaccine. In response to the suspensions of its vaccine, AstraZeneca stated it had fastidiously reviewed the info on 17 million individuals who acquired doses throughout Europe. It stated there was “no proof of an elevated danger” of blood clots in any age group or gender in any nation.

Is There Any Proof The Vaccine Is Accountable?

No. The European Medicines Company says there’s “no indication that vaccination has prompted these situations.” The EU regulator stated the variety of studies of blood clots in individuals who acquired the AstraZeneca vaccine was no increased than for individuals who hadn’t gotten the shot. In Britain, the place 11 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have been administered — greater than every other nation — there have been studies of about 11 individuals who developed blood clots after getting a shot. None have been confirmed to have been attributable to the vaccine.

Additionally Learn: WHO Grants Emergency Use Authorization To Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

So Why Did They Cease Vaccination?

Any time vaccines are rolled out extensively, scientists anticipate some critical well being points and deaths to be reported — just because thousands and thousands of individuals are receiving the photographs and issues can be anticipated to happen randomly in a bunch so massive.

The overwhelming majority of those find yourself not being linked to the vaccine, however as a result of COVID-19 vaccines are nonetheless experimental, scientists should examine each chance that the shot might have some unexpected unwanted side effects.

The photographs are thought-about experimental as a result of the vaccines have been solely developed within the final yr, so there is no such thing as a long-term information for any of them.

Individuals die day-after-day, and we’ve greater than 300 million folks globally who’ve been immunised who will die of different causes, stated Dr. Mariangela Simao, an assistant director-general at WHO.

Is This A Concern With Different Covid-19 Vaccines?

The EMA is presently analyzing whether or not COVID-19 photographs made by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna Inc. and AstraZeneca is likely to be inflicting low ranges of blood platelets in some sufferers, a situation that would result in bruising and bleeding.

Has Astrazeneca Run Into Different Bother?

The vaccine has been accredited to be used in adults in additional than 50 nations and has been confirmed to be protected and efficient in analysis completed in Britain, Brazil and South Africa. However there have been considerations raised about how the vaccine information have been launched, and a few European leaders, together with French President Emmanuel Macron, have questioned the vaccine’s effectiveness.

Britain first authorised the vaccine based mostly on partial outcomes that steered the photographs have been about 70 per cent efficient. However these outcomes have been clouded by a producing mistake that led some individuals to get only a half dose of their first shot — an error the researchers didn’t instantly acknowledge.

When it advisable the vaccine be licensed, the EMA estimated the vaccine’s efficacy to be about 60 per cent. The info on whether or not the vaccine protected older adults have been additionally incomplete, main some European nations to initially withhold the shot from older folks. Within the U.S., the Meals and Drug Administration suspended a examine in 30,000 People for an uncommon six weeks, as pissed off regulators sought details about some doable unwanted side effects reported in Britain.

All the info we’ve seen concerning the AstraZeneca vaccine suggests it’s very protected and is saving folks from dying of COVID, stated Dr. Paul Hunter, a professor of drugs on the College of East Anglia.

So What Are Consultants Telling Individuals To Do?

The WHO and the EMA — in addition to regulators in a number of nations — say folks ought to proceed to be immunised and that the chance of getting vaccinated far outweighs any potential hurt.

Additionally Learn: Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Could Drastically Cut back Danger Of Asymptomatic COVID-19 An infection, Examine Says

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World

11,98,74,203Instances

4,93,24,995Energetic

6,78,95,607Recovered

26,53,601Deaths

Coronavirus has unfold to 192 nations. The overall confirmed circumstances worldwide are 11,98,74,203 and 26,53,601 have died; 4,93,24,995 are energetic circumstances and 6,78,95,607 have recovered as on March 15, 2021 at 4:00 am.

India

1,13,85,339 26291Instances

2,19,262 8718Energetic

1,10,07,352 17455Recovered

1,58,725 118Deaths

In India, there are 1,13,85,339 confirmed circumstances together with 1,58,725 deaths. The variety of energetic circumstances is 2,19,262 and 1,10,07,352 have recovered as on March 15, 2021 at 2:30 am.

State & District Particulars

State Instances Energetic Recovered Deaths
Maharashtra

DistrictInstances

Mumbai45,478

Thane13,660

Pune9,920

Mumbai Suburban5,363

Aurangabad1,974

Nashik1,575

Raigad1,462

Palghar1,421

Solapur1,291

Jalgaon1,039

Akola757

Nagpur692

Kolhapur646

Satara629

Ratnagiri350

Amravati291

Dhule228

Hingoli208

Jalna201

Ahmednagar190

Nanded176

Yavatmal150

Sangli145

Latur139

Osmanabad125

Sindhudurg114

Buldhana88

Parbhani78

gondia69

Beed54

Nandurbar42

Gadchiroli42

Bhandara41

Chandrapur32

Washim13

Wardha11

23,14,413 16,620

1,27,480 7,709

21,34,072 8,861

52,861 50

Kerala

DistrictInstances

Kannur357

Kasaragod333

Palakkad224

Malappuram119

Kollam118

Thrissur106

Thiruvananthapuram104

Pathanamthitta98

Kozhikode90

Alappuzha76

Kottayam73

Ernakulam60

Idukki40

Wayanad36

10,91,270 1,792

29,777 1,461

10,57,097 3,238

4,396 15

Karnataka

DistrictInstances

Udupi1,176

Kalaburagi669

Yadgir538

Bengaluru City529

Raichur369

Mandya346

Belagavi337

Bidar219

Hassan205

Davangere204

Vijayapura201

Dakshina Kannada179

Chikkaballapura149

Mysuru107

Bagalkote103

Uttara Kannada95

Shivamogga67

Dharwad61

Ballari60

Gadag45

Bengaluru Rural40

Tumakuru36

Kolar29

Haveri24

Chikkamagaluru19

Chitradurga14

Koppal5

Kodagu4

Ramanagara3

Chamarajanagara0

9,60,272 934

8,383 322

9,39,499 609

12,390 3

Andhra Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Kurnool795

Krishna557

Guntur511

Anantapur428

East Godavari356

Chittoor319

Sri Potti Sriramulu Nell*296

Y.S.R.205

West Godavari199

Srikakulam183

Prakasam104

Visakhapatnam103

Vizianagaram23

8,91,861 298

1,400 132

8,83,277 164

7,184 2

Tamil Nadu

DistrictInstances

Chennai23,324

Chengalpattu1,314

Thiruvallur774

Villupuram509

Kanchipuram503

Tiruvannamalai496

Cuddalore477

Ariyalur444

Tirunelveli433

Tuticorin333

Kallakurichi324

Madurai322

Salem258

Coimbatore188

Virudhunagar185

Dindigul175

Perambalur133

Ranipet133

Thanjavur130

Theni129

Tiruchirappalli119

Ramanathapuram119

Tiruppur116

Kanniyakumari110

Tenkasi103

Nagapattinam99

Karur88

Namakkal83

Erode75

Vellore71

Thiruvarur67

Pudukkottai53

Sivaganga46

Tirupathur45

Krishnagiri43

The Nilgiris17

Dharmapuri15

8,59,726 759

4,870 208

8,42,309 547

12,547 4

Delhi

DistrictInstances

North West5,463

Central4,817

West4,768

New Delhi3,405

North3,059

East2,472

South East2,446

South West2,391

South2,329

North East1,914

Shahdara1,580

6,43,696 407

2,262 55

6,30,493 350

10,941 2

Uttar Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Gautam Buddha Nagar1,119

Agra933

Ghaziabad794

Meerut504

Lucknow386

Saharanpur298

Kanpur Nagar286

Moradabad252

Varanasi243

Hapur225

Aligarh215

Basti214

Amethi206

Rampur203

Jaunpur194

Firozabad190

Barabanki168

Gorakhpur166

Bulandshahr166

Siddharth Nagar159

Ghazipur159

Bijnor157

Deoria143

Azamgarh138

Sant Kabeer Nagar132

Mathura129

Ayodhya120

Muzaffarnagar117

Sambhal116

Sultanpur97

Ambedkar Nagar92

Maharajganj85

Amroha80

Rae Bareli78

Bahraich73

Kheri72

Kannauj69

Baghpat68

Kushi Nagar67

Bhadohi60

Ballia60

Gonda59

Etah52

Hardoi49

Balrampur49

Mau48

Mainpuri46

Etawah46

Hathras43

Unnao42

Jalaun41

Jhansi41

Shamli40

Chandauli38

Auraiya37

Farrukhabad36

Sitapur32

Prayagraj30

Banda27

Shahjahanpur25

Shravasti23

Budaun23

Mirzapur22

Bareilly17

Kasganj16

Pratapgarh15

Pilibhit15

Sonbhadra10

Kaushambi6

Kanpur Dehat4

Chitrakoot4

Lalitpur3

Hamirpur3

Mahoba3

Fatehpur3

6,05,290 178

1,851 34

5,94,693 143

8,746 1

West Bengal

DistrictInstances

Kolkata2,777

Howrah1,435

24 Paraganas North1,031

Hooghly604

24 Paraganas South281

Maldah235

Dinajpur Uttar216

Coochbehar210

Birbhum206

Medinipur West159

Medinipur East153

Nadia139

Purba Bardhaman130

Murshidabad125

Bankura116

Darjeeling97

Jalpaiguri88

Paschim Bardhaman70

Purulia66

Dinajpur Dakshin50

Alipurduar39

Kalimpong18

Jhargram9

5,78,347 283

3,143 4

5,64,912 275

10,292 4

Odisha

DistrictInstances

Ganjam581

Jajapur322

Khordha238

Baleshwar190

Kendrapara164

Cuttack155

Bhadrak137

Balangir129

Puri103

Sundargarh102

Jagatsinghapur91

Nayagarh86

Mayurbhanj73

Nuapada69

Gajapati61

Dhenkanal36

Boudh34

Kendujhar34

Deogarh33

Kalahandi33

Sonepur29

Kandhamal28

Anugul26

Malkangiri20

Bargarh16

Koraput16

Sambalpur16

Jharsuguda8

Nabarangpur2

Rayagada2

3,38,192 71

614 20

3,35,660 91

1,918

Rajasthan

DistrictInstances

Jaipur2,177

Jodhpur1,748

Udaipur724

Bharatpur563

Kota503

Nagaur500

Ajmer379

Dungarpur374

Pali352

Jhalawar329

Bhilwara250

Sikar231

Chittorgarh188

Tonk171

Jalore164

Rajsamand140

Sirohi130

Bikaner112

Banswara91

Alwar90

Churu81

Jhunjhunu64

Dausa61

Dholpur60

Baran59

Jaisalmer53

Barmer34

Hanumangarh31

SawaiMadhopur26

Karauli17

Pratapgarh14

Ganganagar8

Bundi5

3,22,969 250

2,453 124

3,17,726 125

2,790 1

Chhattisgarh

DistrictInstances

Bilaspur100

Korba100

Mungeli87

Baloda Bazar85

Jashpur77

Janjgir-Champa56

Mahasamund54

Rajnandgaon52

Kabirdham52

Raigarh47

Raipur46

Balod41

Korea39

Durg31

Bemetara21

Kanker19

Balrampur17

Surguja14

Gariyaband10

Surajpur9

Dhamtari6

Bijapur2

Bastar2

Dantewada0

Kondagaon0

Narayanpur0

Sukma0

3,17,329 475

4,006 236

3,09,433 235

3,890 4

Telangana

DistrictInstances

Hyderabad2,475

Ranga Reddy183

Suryapet87

Jagitial77

Nizamabad76

MedchalMalkajgiri75

Mancherial43

YadadriBhuvanagiri40

Jogulamba Gadwal40

Vikarabad40

Nalgonda33

Warangal City32

Mahabubnagar30

Sangareddy26

Khammam26

Adilabad22

Nirmal21

Karimnagar17

RajannaSircilla16

Medak11

Kamareddy11

Mahabubabad10

Jayashankar Bhupalapally9

Nagarkurnool8

Kumuram Bheem Asifabad8

Jangoan8

Siddipet7

Peddapalli5

Bhadradri Kothagudem5

Warangal Rural4

Mulugu3

Narayanpet3

Wanaparthy1

3,01,318 157

1,983 10

2,97,681 166

1,654 1

Gujarat

DistrictInstances

Ahmadabad17,125

Surat2,311

Vadodara1,555

Gandhinagar410

Mahesana159

Banas Kantha147

Bhavnagar146

Rajkot135

Arvalli134

Mahisagar125

Anand107

PanchMahals107

Patan105

SabarKantha101

Kachchh99

Kheda98

Jamnagar63

Bharuch56

Botad55

Surendranagar55

Valsad47

GirSomnath45

Dohad43

Chhotaudepur37

Naysari35

Junagadh31

Narmada25

DevbhumiDwarka22

Amreli16

Porbandar11

Tapi6

Dang5

Morbi4

2,78,207 810

4,422 222

2,69,361 586

4,424 2

Haryana

DistrictInstances

Gurugram2,950

Faridabad867

Sonipat404

Rohtak145

Palwal120

Jhajjar114

Karnal104

Hisar98

Ambala93

Panipat78

Nuh68

Bhiwani60

Rewari56

Kurukshetra55

Sirsa50

Kaithal48

Mahendragarh47

CharkiDadri43

Panchkula39

Fatehabad38

Jind38

Yamunanagar19

2,75,137 440

3,095 143

2,68,968 296

3,074 1

Madhya Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Indore3,839

Bhopal1,880

Ujjain799

Burhanpur351

Neemuch319

Jabalpur276

East Nimar266

Sagar228

Gwalior211

Khargone196

Dewas140

Dhar132

Mandsaur112

Morena109

Bhind87

Raisen71

Barwani60

Ratlam51

Rewa39

Shajapur39

Hoshangabad37

Vidisha37

Chhatarpur35

Betul35

Rajgarh31

Dindori29

Sheopur26

Damoh26

Satna24

Anuppur22

Panna20

Tikamgarh18

Sidhi17

Narsinghpur17

Chhindwara16

Agar Malwa15

Mandla15

Shivpuri15

Jhabua14

Shandol14

Singrauli13

Ashoknagar13

Datia12

Sehore12

Umaria10

Balaghat9

Guna8

Harda4

Alirajpur3

Katni3

Seoni2

Niwari0

2,68,594 743

4,740 228

2,59,967 513

3,887 2

Bihar

DistrictInstances

Patna279

Bhagalpur266

Rohtas256

Khagaria253

Begusarai243

Madhubani199

Munger188

Jehanabad178

Katihar175

Darbhanga143

Samastipur139

Siwan139

PurbiChamparan138

Purnia135

Banka134

Buxar134

Nalanda123

Gopalganj123

Nawada122

Sheikhpura118

Gaya115

Kaimur (bhabua)105

Bhojpur103

Saran101

Muzaffarpur96

Saharsa88

Supaul87

Vaishali87

Madhepura82

Kishanganj75

Aurangabad75

Sitamarhi73

Lakhisarai72

Araria68

Pashchim Champaran57

Arwal52

Jamui47

Sheohar20

2,63,025 51

338 6

2,61,136 44

1,551 1

Assam

DistrictInstances

Kamrup Metro276

Golaghat203

Nagaon143

Hojai89

Dima Hasao86

Karimganj85

Tinsukia84

Cachar80

Dibrugarh61

Hailakandi57

Lakhimpur57

Marigaon50

Dhemaji47

Kamrup42

Kokrajhar37

Dhubri30

Charaideo29

Barpeta28

Udalguri28

Sonitpur27

Jorhat24

Nalbari23

Darrang20

Sivasagar20

Goalpara19

Biswanath16

Baksa14

KarbiAnglong13

Bongaigaon12

Chirang6

West KarbiAnglong5

South SalmaraMancachar4

Majuli2

2,17,797 17

1,619 0

2,15,080 17

1,098

Punjab

DistrictInstances

Amritsar485

Jalandhar297

Ludhiana293

Tarn Taran163

Gurdaspur154

Hoshiarpur140

S.A.S Nagar137

Patiala132

Sangrur107

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr)99

Pathankot86

Rupnagar (Ropar)74

Faridkot74

Sri Muktsar Sahib71

Moga65

Bathinda60

Fatehgarh Sahib57

Fazilka53

Firozepur50

Kapurthala44

Mansa31

Barnala25

1,97,755 1,492

11,550 634

1,80,133 838

6,072 20

Jammu And Kashmir

DistrictInstances

Anantnag395

Srinagar300

Kulgam295

Baramulla271

Shopian255

Kupwara231

Bandipora175

Udhampur155

Ramban151

Jammu138

Budgam110

Pulwama108

Kathua53

Rajouri39

Ganderbal37

Poonch35

Doda27

Reasi26

Samba25

Kishtwar10

Mirpur0

Muzaffarabad0

1,27,640 105

920 39

1,24,746 66

1,974

Jharkhand

DistrictInstances

East Singhbum170

Ranchi148

Hazaribagh110

Garhwa80

Ramgarh75

Koderma58

Simdega48

Dhanbad32

Gumla28

Palamu27

West Singhbhum21

SaraikelaKharsawan20

Giridih19

Bokaro16

Latehar14

Khunti10

Lohardaga8

Deoghar5

Dumka5

Pakur4

Jamtara2

Godda2

Chatra1

Sahebganj0

1,20,628 61

548 33

1,18,987 28

1,093

Uttarakhand

DistrictInstances

Dehradun370

Nainital323

Tehri Garhwal110

Haridwar94

Udam Singh Nagar83

Almora71

Champawat45

Pithoragarh43

Chamoli36

PauriGarhwal36

Bageshwar31

Rudraprayag30

Uttar Kashi24

97,806 52

609 26

95,494 25

1,703 1

Himachal Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Hamirpur117

Kangra105

Una41

Solan32

Chamba29

Bilaspur21

Mandi21

Sirmaur11

Shimla10

Kullu4

Kinnaur2

Lahaul And Spiti0

59,675 78

760 15

57,909 61

1,006 2

Goa

DistrictInstances

South Goa69

North Goa57

55,917 66

749 18

54,362 83

806 1

Puducherry

DistrictInstances

Pondicherry111

Mahe4

Karaikal2

Yanam0

40,030 15

190 1

39,169 15

671 1

Tripura

DistrictInstances

Dhalai196

Sepahijala174

Gomati74

South Tripura53

Unakoti49

West Tripura45

Khowai24

North Tripura14

33,433 4

13 1

33,029 3

391

Manipur

DistrictInstances

Churachandpur32

Kangpokpi26

Imphal West21

Thoubal18

Imphal East10

Tengnoupal9

Bishnupur7

Senapati6

Chandel5

Kamjong5

Ukhrul4

Jiribam3

Pherzawl3

Kakching2

Tamenglong2

Noney1

29,313 2

26 1

28,914 3

373

Chandigarh

DistrictInstances

Chandigarh313

23,096 120

1,088 56

21,650 64

358

Arunachal Pradesh

DistrictInstances

Changlang31

Papum Pare8

Lohit3

Namsai2

West Siang1

East Siang1

Higher Siang1

Tawang1

PakkeKessang1

West Kameng0

Higher Subansiri0

Tirap0

Siang0

Shi Yomi0

Anjaw0

Decrease Subansiri0

Decrease Dibang Valley0

Longding0

Leparada0

KurungKumey0

KraDaadi0

Kamle0

East Kameng0

Dibang Valley0

Decrease Siang0

16,840

3 0

16,781

56

Meghalaya

DistrictInstances

East Khasi Hills22

West Garo Hills5

South West Garo Hills4

North Garo Hills1

West Jaintia Hills1

West Khasi Hills1

East Garo Hills0

East Jaintia Hills0

Ribhoi0

South Garo Hills0

South West Khasi Hills0

13,997 5

29 3

13,820 2

148

Nagaland

DistrictInstances

Dimapur20

Mon8

Kohima7

Kiphire3

Tuensang3

Peren2

Phek1

Longleng0

Mokokchung0

Wokha0

Zunheboto0

12,225

14 0

12,120

91

Ladakh

DistrictInstances

Kargil77

LehLadakh43

9,847

31 0

9,686

130

Sikkim

DistrictInstances

East District3

South District3

North District0

West District0

6,184

46 1

6,003 1

135

Andaman And Nicobar Islands

DistrictInstances

South Andamans33

Nicobars1

North And Center Andaman1

5,031 1

5 1

4,964

62

Mizoram

DistrictInstances

Kolasib11

Aizawl10

Mamit8

Lawngtlai2

Lunglei2

Saitual1

Champhai0

Hnahthial0

Khawzawl0

Saiha0

Serchhip0

4,437 1

11 1

4,416

10

Dadra And Nagar Haveli

DistrictInstances

Dadra And Nagar Haveli20

3,438 3

31 3

3,405

2

Lakshadweep

DistrictInstances

Lakshadweep District0

604 1

203 5

400 6

1

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