COVID-19: Have AstraZeneca been unfairly criticised?

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    A former AstraZeneca board member has told Sky News that she thinks the company has been unfairly criticised over its handling of the vaccine rollout.

    Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, who served on the board until five years ago, said she imagined those inside the company would be feeling they have “had a bit of a hard time” as multiple countries have changed their advice on who should receive the jab.

    It comes as the UK medicines regulator said that the under 30s should be offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca vaccine following reports of very rare blood clots.

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