Australia investigating whether blood clots in Victorian man linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

Australia investigating whether blood clots in Victorian man linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

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Acting chief medical officer says authorities are taking reports of clotting disorder after vaccination ‘very seriously’ but says no causal link has yet been proven

The Therapeutic Goods Administration has announced it is investigating a potential link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and a rare clotting disorder, after a 44-year-old man was admitted to hospital with blood clots after receiving the vaccine.

On Friday Australia’s acting chief medical officer, Prof Michael Kidd, told reporters that health authorities were taking this case “very seriously”.

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