Australia: second likely AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine blood clot case

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The second case of rare blood clots linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has been detected in a woman vaccinated in Western Australia. The Therapeutic Goods Administration said the woman in her 40s is in hospital in a stable condition, receiving treatment.

“The Vaccine Safety Investigation Group (VSIG), a panel of expert advisers to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) met yesterday evening and has concluded that a recently reported case of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia is likely to be linked to vaccination,” the TGA said in a safety alert.

This is the second Australian case of “thrombosis with thrombocytopenia following the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine”. report


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** This post was originally published on April 13, 2021 **