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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.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Lim Sue Ann, Tee Shiao Eek


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