Coronavirus live news: Spain limits AstraZeneca jab to over 60s, citing EU blood clot finding

  Mexico, Brazil and Australia say they will not limit AstraZeneca use yet; first case of South African variant detected in Brazil * Vaccine confidence fears as under-30s in UK offered AstraZeneca alternative * Australia to consider EU and UK findings over AstraZeneca Covid vaccine and blood clots * UK under-30s may have ‘small delay’ in getting Covid jab * See all our coronavirus coverage 5.26am BST Spain on Wednesday announced it would reserve the AstraZeneca vaccine for those over 60 after an EU regulator said blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the jab, Reuters reports. “We will continue to administer the AstraZeneca vaccine, but from the age of 60,” Health Minister Caroline Darias told a press conference as the country joined several other nations that have taken similar measures. 5.01am BST Hello and welcome to today’s live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic with me,Helen Sullivan . As always, you can find me on Twitter here . Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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