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AstraZeneca vaccine side effects: Blood clot link ‘stronger’ says MHRA – who’s at risk?

There were 209 cases in the UK of the rare combination of blood clots with low platelet counts following vaccination with the AstraZeneca jab, with 41 deaths, up to 21 April. This is up from 168 cases and 32 deaths the previous week. The data shows 24 cases of clots in people aged 18 to… Read More »

NIH ‘very concerned’ about serious side effect in AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial

“The highest levels of NIH are very concerned,” said Dr. Avindra Nath, intramural clinical director and a leader of viral research at the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, an NIH division. “Everyone’s hopes are on a vaccine, and if you have a major complication the whole thing could get derailed.” A great deal… Read More »

AstraZeneca begins final trials of Oxford University coronavirus vaccine enrolling 50,000 people

AstraZeneca begins final trials of Oxford University coronavirus vaccine enrolling 50,000 people worldwide and 30,000 in the US as company signs £15million manufacturing deal Thousands volunteers already being injected with jab in UK, Brazil, South Africa Preliminary data from phase 3 trials expected ‘soon’, said lead jab researcher  Developers say they hope to deliver the… Read More »