Vaccination

European Regulators Find Possible Link Between AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine and Rare Clotting Disorder

9 days ago   |   By Time

The European Union's drug agency said Wednesday that it found a “possible link” between the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and a rare clotting disorder but recommended that vaccinations continue in adults, saying the benefits of the shot still outweigh risks.
The European Medicines Agency described the clots as “very rare” side effects. It said most of the cases reported have occurred in women under 60 within two weeks of vaccination - but based on the currently available evidence, it was not able to identify specific risk factors. Experts reviewed several dozen cases that came mainly...
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European regulators say blood clots ‘very rare side effect' of AstraZeneca vaccine

European regulators say blood clots ‘very rare side effect' of AstraZeneca vaccine

9 days ago   |   By Healio

The European Medicines Agency said Wednesday that “unusual blood clots with low blood platelets should be listed as very rare side effect” of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine.
“The reported combination of blood clots and low blood platelets is very rare, and the overall benefits of the vaccine in preventing COVID-19 outweigh the risks of side effects,” the agency said in a news release.
Last month, some European countries temporarily stopped administering the vaccine due to reports of blood clots in people who received it. The European Medicines Agency
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Covid: Under-30s offered alternative to AstraZeneca jab

9 days ago   |   By BBC

Move comes as review finds link to rare clots getting firmer, but jab still beneficial for most.
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UK agency: AstraZeneca vaccine has huge benefits but under-30s will be offered alternatives due to rare blood clot risk

9 days ago   |   By ABC News


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EU drug regulator finds 'possible link' between AstraZeneca vaccine and rare clots; says benefits still outweigh risks

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