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‘Extremely rare’: Australia records second death ‘likely linked’ to AstraZeneca vaccine blood clots

TGA says 52-year-old New South Wales woman died ‘with a blood clot in the brain’, but it maintains vaccine benefits outweigh risks

A 52-year-old woman from NSW who died after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine is “likely” Australia’s second death from a rare and severe blood clotting syndrome linked to the Covid vaccine, Australia’s drugs regulator says.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration said on Thursday the woman had a severe form of the syndrome “with a blood clot in the brain known as a cerebral venous sinus thrombosis”.

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