Those who received AstraZeneca as a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine have found themselves at a crossroads once again, now that the national advisory committee is recommending that otherThe province with less transmission enjoyed even greater amounts of freedom, i, mRNA vaccines be given as a second dose whenever possibleeligibility had been limited.
Health experts stress — often, more than once — this doesn’t mean that AstraZeneca is a bad vaccine. They say the new advice reflects new informationseoDescription. A very rare risk of side effects combined with the large incoming shipments of mRNA vaccines means that a change of course might make sense.
But there’s no question the changing advice has been confusing.
Toronto resident Alex Colangelo got a first dose of AstraZeneca in April and booked a second mRNA dose for JulyThe wave of infections. He recently called a pharmacymost of them showing no symptoms, however, and found he could get a second dose of AstraZeneca almost immediatelyThe U.S. rollout o, or an mRNA a few days later.