Countries Pausing COVID-19 Vaccines

A number of Scandinavian countries, Germany, France, and Taiwan have suspended the use of COVID-19 injections for young people, mostly Moderna, and in one case Pfizer.

Finland Suspends Moderna in Young People

October 7, 2021: “Finland's Institute for Health and Welfare said it will pause use of Moderna's vaccine for men under the age of 30, adopting a similar stance to other Nordic nations over concerns that the vaccine increases inflammation of both the heart muscle and the membrane that surrounds the heart… The increase in risk is seen within four weeks after the vaccination, mainly within the first two weeks.” https://www.marketwatch.com/story/nordic-countries-suspend-use-of-moderna-covid-19-vaccine-in-young-people-271633601144

France Does Not Recommend Moderna for People 30 and Younger

November 9, 2021: “The French health advisory body Haute Autorite De Sante announced yesterday it recommends Pfizer’s Comirnaty vaccine for those under 30 years of age as a study found the risk for heart inflammation in this population is 5 times lower than for Moderna’s Spikevax vaccine, Reuters reports.” https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/denmark-sweden-pause-moderna-vaccinations-for-younger-people-69289

Germany Halts Moderna in People Under 30

Update (November 10): Germany has joined other countries in recommending Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for people under 30, as research from the Paul Ehrlich Institute, Germany’s vaccine authority, found rates of heart inflammation were higher after the Moderna vaccine than after Pfizer/BioNTech’s, reports Reuters. https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/denmark-sweden-pause-moderna-vaccinations-for-younger-people-69289

Iceland Suspends Moderna

October 18, 2021: Iceland suspends Moderna Covid 19 Injection due to “the increased incidence of myocarditis and pericarditis after vaccination with the Moderna vaccine, as well as with vaccination using Pfizer/BioNTech,” the chief epidemiologist said in a statement.

Norway Limiting Injection to 1 Dose for Children and Teens

October 15, 2021: According to Reuters, some countries are only administering one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in children and teenagers out of concern over possible cardiovascular side effects, which are more common after the second shot than the first. These include Norway, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.1)

South Africa Limiting Injection to 1 Dose for Children and Teens

October 15, 2021: According to Reuters, some countries are only administering one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in children and teenagers out of concern over possible cardiovascular side effects, which are more common after the second shot than the first. These include Norway, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/denmark-sweden-pause-moderna-vaccinations-for-younger-people-69289

Sweden Suspends Moderna in Young People

October 6, 2021: “The Swedish health agency said it would pause using the shot for people born in 1991 and later as data pointed to an increase of myocarditis and pericarditis among youths and young adults that had been vaccinated. Those conditions involve an inflammation of the heart or its lining (Reuters).” https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/sweden-pauses-use-moderna-covid-vaccine-cites-rare-side-effects-2021-10-06/

October 21, 2021: “The agency said on Thursday the pause would be extended beyond the original deadline of Dec. 1 and those who had taken a first dose of the Moderna vaccine would be offered the Comirnaty vaccine from Pfizer/Biontech instead (Reuters).” https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/sweden-extends-pause-moderna-covid-vaccine-younger-age-groups-2021-10-21/

Taiwan Halts 2nd Dose BioNTech Vaccination Ages 12-17, Re-Starts

November 10, 2021: Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) said a panel of experts has decided to suspend administering second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) COVID vaccine to children 12-17 years old amid concerns it may increase the risk of myocarditis.

November 30, 2021: Taiwan approves 2nd-dose BioNTech vaccinations for ages 12-17, while adults can begin receiving a third dose of mRNA vaccines in early 2022.

https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/4340862

United Kingdom Limiting Injection to 1 Dose for Children and Teens

October 15, 2021: According to Reuters, some countries are only administering one dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in children and teenagers out of concern over possible cardiovascular side effects, which are more common after the second shot than the first. These include Norway, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/denmark-sweden-pause-moderna-vaccinations-for-younger-people-69289

A video emerged on January 17, 2022 that appears to show a National Health Service nurse advising a caller against receiving further doses of COVID-19 vaccines as “new information” has emerged regarding safety concerns. The nurse suggests the vaccination campaign will be halted altogether soon.2) 3)

1)
Tenn, C. (2021, October 6). Moderna Vaccine Paused for Young People in Two European Countries. The Scientist Magazine®. https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/denmark-sweden-pause-moderna-vaccinations-for-younger-people-69289
2)
Hugo Talks (HugoTalks). (2022, January 17). NHS Tells Woman JABS Will SOON Be STOPPED As Dangerous / Hugo Talks #lockdown. BitChute. https://www.bitchute.com/video/rkTZK2qXYOn0/
3)
hugotalking. (2022, January 17). NHS Tells Woman JABS Will SOON Be STOPPED As Dangerous / Hugo Talks #lockdown. Hugo Talks. https://archive.ph/p3KYc
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