Two blood clotting incidents linked to vaccine, EOF says

Two blood clotting incidents linked to vaccine, EOF says

At least two of three blood clotting incidents in Greece are linked to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination, according to a preliminary report by the National Organization for Medicines (EOF) issued late Friday. 

A 35-year-old man from Ierapetra on Crete was hospitalized after suffering two blood clots only a few days after receiving the jab. His life is now reportedly out of danger. 

A 44-year-old woman was in serious condition at the island’s General University Hospital of Iraklio with a rare but severe type of blood clot (vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia, or VITT). 

Meanwhile, authorities were still investigating the case of a 47-year-old woman at the same clinic. The woman became paralyzed after receiving the vaccine.

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