Under-30s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine after 79 blood clot cases

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Under-30s to be offered alternative to AstraZeneca vaccine after 79 blood clot cases” – below is their description.

    People under the age of 30 will be offered a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine instead of an AstraZeneca jab after the UK’s medicines regulator found that it was linked to blood clots in young people.

    For the latest updates, follow our liveblog here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2021/04/07/boris-johnson-lockdown-news-moderna-covid-vaccine-astrazeneca-tests/

    The benefits of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine continue to outweigh any risks for most people, the UK medicines watchdog has said, as European regulators ruled that unusual blood clots were “very rare side effects” of the jab.

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