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Germany and France ‘WILL give AstraZeneca vaccine to over-65s’ after Angela Merkel said she was too old for jab

By   /  February 28, 2021  /  Comments Off on Germany and France ‘WILL give AstraZeneca vaccine to over-65s’ after Angela Merkel said she was too old for jab

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GERMANY and France look poised to approve the AstraZeneca jab for the over 65s just days after Angela Merkel said she was too old to have it.

Both countries now seem likely to perform an embarrassing U-turn by changing their stance on the vaccine despite at first refusing to give it to older people.

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Germany and France are poised to approve the AstraZeneca Covid jabCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Officials in Germany previously raised doubts about it effectiveness amid reports – rubbished by AstraZeneca – that it was just eight per cent effective at protecting those in older age groups.

The Sun Online then told how both countries vaccination programmes had been thrown…



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