Denmark to approve AstraZeneca vaccine for everyone older than 18
Denmark on Friday said it would also allow the Covid-19 vaccine developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to be used for those aged 65 and older, citing new data. The Danish Health Authority cited new studies from Britain that suggest AstraZeneca's vaccine has a good protective effect even for people aged 80 and older. "The results from Scotland are satisfying. They show a large decrease in the need for hospitalization of patients due to Covid-19, also among the elderly," Bolette Soborg of the Danish Health Authority said. Last month, Denmark was one of several countries not to approve t...
Israel, Austria, Denmark set up vaccine alliance to combat variants
The leaders of Israel, Austria and Denmark stood side-by-side on Thursday in Jerusalem to officially announce they were setting up a Covid-19 vaccine alliance. They will establish a joint fund to further vaccine research and production cooperation, with the aim of speeding up the vaccine supply chain. While Israel has become a world leader in Covid-19 vaccinations, EU nations like Austria and Denmark have been frustrated by the glacial pace of Europe's efforts to get jabs in arms. "This is a special day when two dynamic European leaders come together to Jerusalem to discuss together how we con...