Don’t use heparin to treat COVID-19 vaccine-induced blood clots, EMA warns

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday pushed guidance for doctors not to use the blood thinner heparin to treat rare blood clots and low blood platelets in people who … Read More

Rare COVID-19 blood clots tied to cold viruses, German scientists say

German researchers said that based on laboratory research, they believed they have found the cause of the rare but serious blood clotting events among some people who received COVID-19 vaccines made by … Read More

Quebec confirms 4 more cases of blood clots in people vaccinated with AstraZeneca

Quebec’s Health Ministry said Thursday that four more cases of rare blood clots in people who received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases … Read More

How do you spot an adverse reaction following a COVID-19 vaccine? Experts explain

Many of us know someone who has no intention of taking the COVID-19 vaccine. Controversy surrounding the drug that was manufactured in record speed continues to balloon as the pandemic … Read More

Why women are bearing the brunt of COVID-19 vaccine side effects

Since countries have started rolling out COVID-19 vaccines, more women than men have reported side effects, such as blood clots and allergic reactions, and according to experts, this is not … Read More

Why all COVID-19 vaccine side effects matter, not just the serious ones

One of the leaders of the largest independent vaccine safety study in Canadian history says tracking the mild side effects of COVID-19 vaccines is as important as recording the rare … Read More

Blood clot risks: Comparing COVID-19 vaccines with common medicines, travel and smoking

There are growing concerns around blood clotting from at least two different COVID-19 vaccines. On Tuesday, Canada reported its first case of a rare blood clot in a person who … Read More

Why rare blood clots could be a side effect of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The European Medicines Agency has ruled a link is “possible” between the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and rare but serious blood clots. Now the EU drug regulator says the disorder should … Read More

U.K. finds 30 cases of blood clots after use of AstraZeneca vaccine

By Peter Henderson and Julie Steenhuysen Reuters Posted April 1, 2021 9:05 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ British regulators on … Read More

Amid AstraZeneca concerns, Trudeau tells Canadians to take the ‘first vaccine’ they’re offered

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging Canadians to take the first vaccine they’re offered, as Health Canada hits pause on giving the AstraZeneca jab to those under the age of … Read More

Scientists still probing link between AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and blood clots

Scientists are exploring several possibilities that might explain at least 18 reports of extremely rare blood clots in the brain that occurred in individuals in the days and weeks after … Read More

Ontario researchers make strides in predicting severity of coronavirus in patients

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University in London, Ont., is reporting groundbreaking discoveries that researchers hope will lead to better outcomes for those seriously ill due … Read More

Strokes, ‘lumpy’ lungs: what doctors know about unusual ways coronavirus attacks your body

Dr. Clare Bryce and her team have performed about 100 autopsies on COVID-19 patients at New York’s Mount Sinai Health System, and in that time, she’s begun to notice some … Read More

Severe COVID-19 patients have ‘unprecedented’ blood clots. Here’s what doctors know

Coronavirus patients may be at risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots, according to medical experts and emerging research. Doctors treating those diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease called by the novel … Read More