European Medicines Agency director Emer Cooke said the watchdog could not definitively rule out a link between blood clot incidents and the vaccine in its investigation into 30 cases of a rare blood clotting condition.
Several European countries resumed AstraZeneca vaccinations as Germany and Italy announced they were using the jab again as of Friday.
The Data and Safety Monitoring Board said in a statement early on Tuesday that it was concerned that AstraZeneca may have provided an incomplete view of the efficacy data.
The minister confirmed the efficacy of the vaccine, using data from Britain to back his claim.
Additionally, the EU wants Washington to allow the free flow of shipments of crucial vaccine ingredients needed in European production.
If the virus had a collective intelligence, it would be laughing so hard right now its sides would be splitting.
Danish authorities also said that they did not say how many reports of blood clots there had been, but Austria has stopped using a batch of AstraZeneca shots while investigating a death from coagulation disorders and an illness from a pulmonary embolism.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced on Wednesday that it has started providing the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID19 vaccine to certain groups of people in Dubai.
The Philippines has signed deals to buy 17 million doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine, including a private sector agreement for 2.6 million doses in November.