Calls to review age limit for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after latest death | 7.30

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    Late last week the Therapeutic Goods Administration announced a second death in Australia almost certainly linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine – that’s two out of the three and a half million Australians who’ve now had it.

    Dr Norman Swan takes a look at the latest discussion around the world about the age groups most at risk from the rare blood clotting side effect.

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