Reacting to suspicions about the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, the President of the Regional Government stressed that there is no indication from WHO or the European Medicines Agency to interrupt its administration, so the vaccination process will proceed normally.
“Everything is going well,” said Miguel Albuquerque, on the sidelines of a visit to the Convent of Santa Clara, in Funchal. “This issue was raised, but they are effects as there is in the flu vaccine or any other vaccine. At this moment there is no recommendation from WHO or the European agency for the vaccine to stop being administered.” The government official stressed that “the objective is to have all, about 9 thousand teachers and educational assistants all vaccinated by the 9th, and the students tested by the 16th of April, to start all teaching cycles with the best safety conditions. “.