When do blood clots occur after AstraZeneca?

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BLOOD CLOTS are potentially connected to the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, but when exactly do blood clots occur after receiving the jab?
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Blood clots have been named a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca vaccine by the EU's medicines regulator this week, with the UK's medicines regulator choosing not to give the vaccine to those aged under 30 in response to its reported link to blood clots. With more than 20 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine delivered up to the end of March, and more being doled out every day - the blood clot "risk period" is a key consideration for many. Express.co.uk speaks to medical and virus experts about when blood clots occur after the vaccine.

The Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has been given to millions of people in the UK. Many countries have halted the use of the vaccine in recent weeks due to concerns over a link to blood clots. The UK's drug regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), announced people aged 18 to 29 would be offered an alternative vaccine instead of the AstraZeneca vaccine. Both the MHRA and the EU's drug regulator have been keen to stress the benefits of the vaccine, saying they outweigh the risks. READ MORE: Vaccine fears dismantled: 'Contraceptive pill has higher risk'

When do blood clots occur: When do blood clots occur after Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine?

When do blood clots occur: Blood clots are a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca vaccine according to the EU

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