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Blood clots linked to AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, listed as very rare side effects: EMA

Apr 08, 2021 - People's Daily Online - English

BRUSSELS, April 7 (Xinhua) -- The European Medicines Agency (EMA) confirmed on Wednesday that the occurrence of blood clots with low blood platelets are strongly associated with the administration of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, but should be still listed as very rare side effects.

In its latest assessment, EMA experts told the media that the reported combination of blood clots and low blood platelets is very rare, and the overall benefits of the vaccine in preventing COVID-19 out...