Blood Clots And The AstraZeneca Vaccine: What You Need To Know

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Blood Clots And The AstraZeneca Vaccine: What You Need To Know

With a second Australian suspected of developing blood clots after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, some people now have concerns about the safety of the jab.

The Quicky investigates what causes these blood clots, and speaks to two experts who explain why we should not be afraid of being immunised, and how the risks are in fact much lower than many more common medical treatments.

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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri


Dr Karen Price - President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and a GP for over 30 years

Dr Jose Sail Perdomo - Research Fellow in the Haematology Research Unit at the St George and Sutherland Clinical School, University of NSW


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