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Use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 (AZD1222) vaccine: updated Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (UK) statement.

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Last updated:28th Jun 2021
Published:9th May 2021
Department of Health & SOcial Care (UK) Statement made on 7 May 2021:There have been reports of extremely rare adverse events of concurrent thrombosis (blood clots) and thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) following vaccination with the first dose of AstraZeneca ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine (AZD1222).
Condition: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Infection
Type: drug
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