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Experts stress vaccine benefits outweigh risks after seven UK deaths

30 reported cases of blood-clotting issues after AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab out of 18m doses

Further cases of a rare blood clotting syndrome including seven deaths have been reported among recipients of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab in the UK, although experts say the numbers remain low and the benefits of the vaccine far outweigh any risks.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), runs a “yellow card” scheme to pick up suspected side-effects or other concerns for medicines and medical devices.

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