Scientists say blood clots caused by the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are ‘extraordinarily rare’

Scientists said today that blood clots caused by the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are ‘extraordinarily rare’, as regulators launch a of review four cases linked to the single-dose jab. The vaccine, also known as Janssen, is yet to be approved for use in the UK, but the Government has ordered 30 million doses.  However, four … Read more

Under-40s could be asked to take an alternative Covid vaccine over AstraZeneca blood clots fears

AstraZeneca‘s vaccine may also be restricted for under-40s when Britain’s immunisation drive moves down to younger age groups, it was claimed today.  Medical watchdogs will assess data on the jab’s links to extremely rare blood clots in ‘scrupulous detail’ in order to paint a clearer picture on the exact risk-benefit ratio. They have already advised … Read more

Man who suffered blood clots after having AstraZeneca vaccine urges others to still take Oxford jab

A fit and healthy 34-year-old has told how a freak reaction to the Astra-Zeneca Covid jab left him in intensive care with blood clots, fearing for his life. ‘I thought I had pulled a muscle on my 5km run nearly two weeks after having the jab – but within days I was in hospital and … Read more

All the answers to your questions about AstraZeneca’s jab and its link to blood clots

AstraZeneca‘s coronavirus vaccine is once again under the spotlight, amid growing fears it may trigger extremely rare blood clots.  Health chiefs yesterday recommended it should not be given to under-30s because of its link to the potentially deadly complication.  But medical experts insist the jab is safe and the benefits far outweigh any risks for … Read more

What are the risks of blood clots from AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine REALLY?

The experts behind the Government’s data justifying its decision to to give under-30s the AstraZeneca vaccine have explained how they calculated the relative risks posed by coronavirus and blood clots. Slides shown at a press conference announcing the dramatic change in guidance yesterday were made by Cambridge University experts at the Winton Centre for Risk … Read more

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine: You’re more likely to get blood clots from everyday things

From the contraceptive pill to pregnancy and flying long distance: The everyday things that are more likely to give you blood clots than the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine Australians more likely to get blood clots from everyday activities than the jab 79 out of 18million AstraZeneca recipients in Britain have reported blood clots By those figures … Read more

EU regulators say AstraZeneca’s jab should come with warning of ‘very rare’ blood clots

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF THE RARE BLOOD CLOTS LINKED TO ASTRAZENECA’S VACCINE?  Shortness of breath Chest pain Swelling of leg Persistent stomach pain Severe headache Blurred vision Skin bruising beyond the site of injection The EU’s medical regulators have said that Astra Zeneca’s vaccine should come with a clear warning that blood clots are … Read more

European drug regulator warns there is a ‘CLEAR’ link between AstraZeneca’s jab and blood clots

A European drug regulator chief has insisted there is a ‘clear’ link between AstraZeneca’s Covid jab and blood clots. Marco Cavaleri, the head of vaccines at the European Medicines Agency, told Italian newspaper Il Messaggero: ‘In my opinion, we can say it now, it is clear there is a link with the vaccine. But we … Read more

Holland stops giving AstraZeneca jab despite scientists’ finding NO evidence of link to blood clots

The Netherlands is halting AstraZeneca coronavirus jabs for people aged under 60 after fresh reports of rare blood clots, Dutch health authorities said on Friday. The move comes after five new cases were reported in the Netherlands in women aged between 25 and 65 while the UK’s regulator last night announced it has just seen 30 … Read more

UK regulator finds total of 30 blood clots from 18 million people given the AstraZeneca vaccine

UK regulator finds total of 30 blood clots including 22 in the brain from 18 million people given the AstraZeneca vaccine out – but insist the benefits still outweigh the risks By Reuters Published: 00:47 BST, 2 April 2021 | Updated: 02:52 BST, 2 April 2021 British regulators on Thursday said they have identified 30 … Read more