Sumary of AZ blood clot death confirmed as Vic woman:
- Credit: AAPShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the LinkA Victorian woman under the recommended age to get the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has died from its extremely rare blood clotting condition.
- While acknowledging the deaths were tragic, Victoria’s acting chief health officer Ben Cowie emphasised the vaccine’s low mortality rate.
- Professor Cowie would not be drawn on the prime minister’s comments but said all vaccines came with inherent risks and benefits.
- “All vaccines, all medicines, any activity that we undertake in the health space, there are side effects.