Canada's Alberta confirms first death linked to AstraZeneca vaccine

By Reuters7 days ago

Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Vials labelled AstraZeneca COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine and a syringe are seen in front of a displayed AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken March 10, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

(Reuters) -The Canadian province of Alberta reported its first death of a patient from a rare blood clot condition after receiving the AstraZeneca (NASDAQ:AZN) COVID-19 vaccine, its chief medical officer confirmed late Tuesday.

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The Alberta case marks the second case of blood clots, and the only death after more than 253,000 doses of AstraZeneca were administered in the province, the statement added.

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