Director General of the health authority, Søren Brostrøm, said: "If Denmark were in a completely different situation and in the midst of a violent third outbreak, for example, and a healthcare system under pressure - and if we had not reached such an advanced point in our rollout of the vaccines - then I would not hesitate to use the vaccine, even if there were rare but severe complications associated with using it".
Quebec says the female patient, whose age was not revealed, received the appropriate care and is recovering at home.
France last week announced a similar policy, after restricting AstraZeneca's jab to those aged over 55.
"The solution that has now been found offers good protection for people", Bavarian lawmaker Klaus Holetschek, who chaired the Tuesday evening meeting, told dpa.
Australia had counted on using AstraZeneca to inoculate most of its population, first using doses imported from Europe and then locally manufactured vaccines as it awaits supplies of Pfizer and yet-to-be-approved Novavax to ramp up.
Australia has been one of the world's most successful countries in containing the spread of Covid-19, with no current known community transmission and fewer than 30,000 cases recorded since the pandemic began.
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1/5 PHAC has received a report of an individual in Canada who has experienced a rare blood clot with low platelets following immunization with COVISHIELD, the SII version of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
There were 222 cases of these atypical thromboses out of 34 million AstraZeneca injections carried out in the European Economic Area (EU, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein) and Britain, as of April 4, according to the EMA.
"The case occurred in a woman in her 40s who was vaccinated in Western Australia", a statement read.
This is the first reported case within Canada of the rare blood clots.
In the U.S.at least six cases of blood clots among adult women, out of almost 7 million doses of the J&J vaccine administered, are being investigated.
So far, more than 19 per cent of Canadians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while the Australian government says it has given shots to almost 1.18 million people, or 4.5 per cent of its population.