Reviewing the Safety of the AstraZeneca Vaccine
Datuk Dr Christopher Lee, Infectious Diseases Physician
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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.
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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek
Presented by: Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek
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Tags: The Bigger Picture, The Daily Digest, AstraZeneca vaccine, vaccine hesitancy, vaccine safety, blood clots, vaccine side effects, relative risks, vaccine efficacy,