BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  Reviewing the Safety of the AstraZeneca Vaccine

Reviewing the Safety of the AstraZeneca Vaccine

Datuk Dr Christopher Lee, Infectious Diseases Physician

28-Apr-21 14:00

Reviewing the Safety of the AstraZeneca Vaccine

On Tuesday (26th April), the Ministry of Health announced that the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will be used in Malaysia, only for those aged 60 and above right now. But this move has sparked pretty widespread concerns over the blood clot risks that the vaccine will pose to our elderly. We take a look at what these risks are and whether it is safe to take the jab.

Image source: Shutterstock

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestAstraZeneca vaccinevaccine hesitancyvaccine safetyblood clotsvaccine side effectsrelative risksvaccine efficacyGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechOther personality interviewsHealthHealth PolicyDiseases & ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessMedical Innovation and TechnologyPoliticslaw & legal mattersScienceSocial Issues


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Sim Choo Kheng, Founder & Executive Chairman, Sim Leisure Group

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

Pressing Matters

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Shi Qi Ting, Co-founder, But Honestly

11:05 AM

Raise Your Game

Owen McGab Enaohwo, CEO and Co-Founder, SweetProcess

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Sim Choo Kheng, Founder & Executive Chairman, Sim Leisure Group

2:05 PM

Redefining Success

Megan Chng: When Theatre & Fitness Intertwine

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

The ABC's of Biodiversity: Sunda Clouded Leopard

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Ask A Doctor: Health Checkups

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Everyone’s A Critic

ILHAM Art Show 2022; Ellen Lee, arts writer

8:05 PM

Just For Kicks

9:00 PM

GGWP

10:00 PM

Wavelength