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AstraZeneca Vaccine Linked To Rare Blood Clots: An Explainer

Dr Alan Teh, Consultant Haematologist

06-May-24 16:00

AstraZeneca Vaccine Linked To Rare Blood Clots: An Explainer

Recently, AstraZeneca allegedly confirmed, for the first time in a court document, that its COVID-19 vaccine can lead to a rare side effect called thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS). What is TTS, and did many people develop this side effect after receiving the AZ vaccine during the pandemic? Consultant haematologist Dr Alan Teh provides an explainer on the issue. 

Watch a short explainer video produced by Dr Alan Teh here.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann

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