Australia to review Covid’s vaccine

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Australia will continue its review of coronavirus vaccines after a 48-year-old woman’s death was likely linked to the inoculation, Health Minister Greg Hunt said on Saturday.

On Friday, Australia reported its first fatality from blood clots in a recipient of AstraZeneca’s (AZN.L) Covid-19 shot.

It was the third case of the rare blood clots appearing in people who have been administered the vaccine in the country.

“The government will ask ATAGI (Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation) to ensure continuous review of all of the vaccines in terms of their safety and their efficacy,” Hunt said at a televised briefing.—Agencies