Dutch watchdog reports 10 cases of possible thrombosis from AstraZeneca vaccine

Dutch watchdog reports 10 cases of possible thrombosis from AstraZeneca vaccine

The Straits Times - World·2021-03-15 19:05

AMSTERDAM (REUTERS) - The Netherlands has seen 10 cases of noteworthy adverse side effects from AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, a Dutch drug watchdog said on Monday (March 15), hours after the government put its vaccination programme on hold following reports of possible unexpected side effects in other countries.

The Pharmacovigilance Centre Lareb said in a statement that 10 cases of reported side effects seen with the vaccine in the Netherlands included cases of possible thrombosis or embolisms, but none of the cases included a lowered number of platelets, as has been reported in Denmark and Norway.

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