How safe and effective is the AstraZeneca vaccine?

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#vaccinefacts – Part 13 How safe and effective is the AstraZeneca vaccine?

The recommendations by the Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) for the AstraZeneca vaccine have been amended twice – which has caused some people to feel unsure. General practitioner and STIKO member Prof. Eva Hummers from the University of Göttingen explains why the AstraZeneca vaccine is actually a very good one – and that it has an especially positive ratio of risk to benefit, particularly for people over 60.