The countries were seeking further clarification on the safety of the vaccine after reports of blood clots in some receivers.

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But the UK and European health officials say the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine is safe.

African governments though were urged not to lose faith in Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine.

African nations rely on the AstraZeneca jab since it is cheaper and easier to store than other vaccines.

Dr Richard Mihigo – the WHO’s head of immunisation in Africa – said the product had so far proved to be safe.

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