The Astra Zeneca coronavirus vaccine was linked to rare blood clots. Photo: Reuters.
The Astra Zeneca coronavirus vaccine was linked to rare blood clots. Photo: Reuters.

Possible new links between AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and blood clots identified

  • A study by scientists from US and UK universities identified possible reasons for the rare side effect, but company says the ‘research is not definitive’
  • Clots more common after first dose than second, with 426 cases reported to the UK from more than 24 million first and second shots given

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Astra Zeneca coronavirus vaccine was linked to rare blood clots. Photo: Reuters.
The Astra Zeneca coronavirus vaccine was linked to rare blood clots. Photo: Reuters.
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