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How to spot the symptoms of a blood clot

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Blood clots are an extremely rare but serious side effect of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, regulators announced on Wednesday.
The benefits of AstraZeneca's vaccine still outweigh the risks, the European Medicines Agency said in a press release. Still, the agency's safety committee said it's important to know the signs of a possible clot.
A blood clot occurs when the blood thickens and forms a semi-solid mass. It can be a helpful response to stop bleeding in the case of injury, but these blockages can cause problems if they cut off blood flow to a vital area.
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AstraZeneca Vaccine Side Effects List Should Include Blood Clots, European Officials Say

AstraZeneca Vaccine Side Effects List Should Include Blood Clots, European Officials Say

7 days ago   |   By Newsweek

Despite the risk, the European regulator said the benefits of the vaccine still outweigh the risks.
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Blood clots 'very rare' side effect of AstraZeneca vaccine, European regulator says

7 days ago   |   By NBC News

Because of a small number of blood clots in younger people reported in the U.K., people under 30 will be offered the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccines.
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Rare clots possibly linked to AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, EU agency says

7 days ago   |   By ABC

The European Medicines Agency described the clots as "very rare" side effects, saying the benefits of the shot still outweigh risks.
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Unusual, potentially fatal blood clots are a 'very rare side effect' of AstraZeneca's vaccine, regulators say

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Unusual blood clots that are potentially fatal should be listed as "very rare side effects" of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine , the European medicines regulator said Wednesday.
The benefits of AstraZeneca's vaccine still outweighed the risks, the The European Medicines Agency's said in a press release .
Its recommendation followed an investigation of 86 reported blood clots in vaccinated people, of which 18 were fatal.
People taking the vaccine should be "aware of the possibility of very rare cases of blood clots combined with low levels of blood platelets occurring...
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