Using national health records, the researchers identified rates of events such as heart attacks, strokes, deep vein blood clots and bleeding events within 28 days of receiving a first vaccine dose, and compared them with expected rates in the general populations of Denmark and Norway.
The latest figures show that some 443,360 Lincolnshire residents have received their first vaccine dose (70%) and 191,346 have been given their second (30%).
And one United Kingdom scientist said that for most people the probability of surviving the year is "much greater for people who accept any vaccine when offered than if they decline it".More news: US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines
The release said, "This second delivery of vaccines from the Covax facility and the remaining doses of vaccines donated by the Government of India will now be held to guarantee the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine for those who received the first dose".
Quach said a single dose of AstraZeneca has proven to be as good at preventing hospitalizations or deaths from COVID-19 as a single dose of Pfizer or Moderna.
Officials at the MHRA, which monitors possible side effects of the jabs, have counted 168 cases of blood clots following vaccination with the British jab in the United Kingdom so far.
The news comes as Northern Ireland's Department of Health report one further death in relation to COVID along with 65 positive cases.More news: NY to Ease Capacity Restrictions on Broadway Beginning May 19
Members of the public will be advised when additional doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are available.
And now that Health Canada has authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech product for adolescents aged 12 to 15, federal officials say they expect to have enough of that product on hand to vaccinate that younger cohort by Canada Day.
"The rollout of the programme in Wales is going fantastically well", she said.
Even so, the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is cheaper and easier to store than many others, is critical to global immunization campaigns and is a pillar of the UN-backed program known as COVAX that aims to get vaccines to some of the world's poorest countries. Later Friday, it's expecting to confirm that it will end a ban on overseas vacation travel, revealing a list of countries that United Kingdom residents will be able to visit starting later this month without having to quarantine upon return.More news: Wisconsin shooting leaves three people dead and more injured
The blanket travel ban is due to end on May 17. Northern Ireland has a population of over 1.8million.