The EU ordered 200 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson in 2021. Britain ordered 30 million doses of the J& J vaccine, however has but to authorize its use.
France had anticipated to obtain 200,000 doses of the vaccine this week and was planning to begin administering them subsequent week to individuals aged 55 and over.
In Croatia, the place one in 4 individuals have already refused to obtain the AstraZeneca vaccine, the state well being service mentioned “panicky and hasty regulatory reactions needs to be prevented.” The primary of 900,000 J&J vaccines had been to reach Wednesday.
The top of Italy’s Nationwide Well being Institute, Silvio Brusaferro, mentioned it was too early to say how the J&J slowdown will have an effect on immunization plans, as the primary deliveries of 180,000 doses arrived Tuesday.
Officers in Germany, which was as a consequence of obtain 232,800 J&J doses this week and 10.1 million doses by the tip of June, mentioned Tuesday there was no quick change in plans..
“In precept, we naturally all the time take such warnings in a global context significantly and examine them,” Well being Ministry spokesman, Hanno Kautz, informed reporters in Berlin.
Spain was anticipating 300,000 doses of J&J on Wednesday. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez mentioned the advantages of taking the vaccine stay better than the dangers however that extra info is required.