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AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine: EMA finds possible link to very rare cases of unusual blood clots with low platelets - European Medicines Agency
AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine: EMA finds possible link to very rare cases of unusual blood clots with low platelets
https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/news/astrazenecas-covid-19-vaccine-ema-finds-possible-link-very-rare-cases-unusual-blood-clots-low-blood
EU Medicines Agency @EMA_News - Wed Apr 07
EMA’s safety committee (#PRAC) has concluded its review of very rare cases of unusual blood clots with AstraZeneca #COVID19 vaccine. 👉ema.europa.eu/en/news/astraz… pic.twitter.com/aeyzK3bfxd
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Hilda Bastian, PhD @hildabast - Wed Apr 07
EMA is listing unusual blood clots with low platelets as a side effect of the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine ema.europa.eu/en/news/astraz…
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Greg Dore @GregDore2 - Wed Apr 07
Key findings from EMA review: 👉 62 CVST & 24 splanchnic (abdominal) vein thrombosis events from 25M AstraZeneca doses 👉 18 (21%) deaths 👉 benefits continue to outweigh risk So, risk around 1/300K & death 1/1.4M, but need age-specific risks. ema.europa.eu/en/news/astraz…
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