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Keep taking AstraZeneca vaccine, say family of clot victim; Prime Minister and medical chiefs urge confidence after under-30s are told they will receive other jabs Blood clot victim 'was just extraordinarily unlucky'

Apr 08, 2021 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE family of a solicitor who died from a blood clot on the brain after taking the AstraZeneca vaccine has urged the public to "keep saving lives" by continuing to receive the jab.

Neil Astles, 59, was given his first dose on March 17 but died in hospital on Easter Sunday after suffering from 10 days of worsening headaches and loss of vision. Mr Astles, a married solicitor at Warrington borough council, is the first named person in the UK suspected to have died from side-effects linked to ...