Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot

Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot

Vaxxed woman in Cyprus dies from blood clot

On social media, Malaysians looking to register for the voluntary AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine were met with frustration and disappointment as they attempted to book their spot after missing out on the first round.

Associate Medical Officer of Health Dr. Barbara Yaffe says the man in his 40s received a first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine at the end of April.

Yaffe says it's been confirmed that the man had vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia, (VITT) at the time.

'Across the sea in the United Kingdom, in order to tackle this concern, they have dropped the time limit from 12 weeks to eight weeks for the second dose of AstraZeneca, ' added Mr Kelly.

All slots for the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine opt-in programme in the country were taken up in less than 90 minutes since the second round of registration opened at 12.15pm today.

After hearing about unfilled appointments over the weekend, Sue called the provincial hotline, hoping to book her parents, who are in their 80's, appointments for second shots.

She says the new venue added her to their list, but advised her that people who got their first doses at that location would be prioritized. Experts still maintain the syndrome is exceedingly rare and treatable in most cases.

Cyprus' authorities announced on Sunday that they are investigating a new case of blood clot in a 40-year-old female, who is being treated at the Nicosia general hospital two weeks after getting the AstraZeneca vaccine.

"Across the sea in the United Kingdom in order to tackle this concern, they have dropped their time from 12 weeks to eight weeks for the second dose of AstraZeneca", he said.

On May 11, the province paused the rollout and administration of first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

"I understand there's a bit of confusion there", Williams said.

"I've seen people coming in who have had one dose but yet are very sick and even have died afterwards", he explains.

The province initially delayed second doses beyond the recommended three- and four-week intervals to ensure as many residents as possible could be partially protected as the third wave of the virus swept through communities.

Speaking with CP24 on Tuesday afternoon, Jones said that the province does have "sufficient supply" but will be distributing the vaccine to fewer pharmacies than it did during March's pilot project as part of a "cluster" approach.

"The good point is that we have lots of people wanting to get their second dose", said Williams.

The spokesperson said that "many" pharmacists will reach out proactively to patients to schedule an appointment, however it is not entirely clear what will happen in the case of individuals who received a shot from a pharmacy not offering second doses.

Related news



[an error occurred while processing the directive]