AstraZeneca COVID-19 vax trial for kids put on hold
A UK trial testing the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in children and teenagers has been put on hold as Oxford University researchers await more data on rare blood clotting events occurring in adults.
There were no safety concerns in the paediatric trial, the university said, but added it would await guidance from the country's medicines watchdog before giving any further vaccinations.
It had originally planned to enrol 300 UK volunteers aged 6-17 years.
The European Medicines