Australian authorities are seeking more information about one of the COVID-19 vaccines set to be used locally, following a warning from officials in Norway.
- Norwegian doctors are being told to “carefully consider” who should be vaccinated
- Australia has ordered 10 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine
- Rollout timeframes for the Pfizer jab in Australia have not changed in light of the Norwegian reports
There have been a small number of deaths among older people in Norway who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and suffered side effects.
The Norwegian Medicines Agency last week reported a total of 29 people had experienced side effects, including 13 who died.
All the deaths occurred among patients in nursing homes and all were over the…