Australian Covid vaccine rollout to continue after blood clot case in Melbourne

Posted by on April 3, 2021 2:20 am
Categories: Global Stories

The acting chief medical officer says it is ‘likely’ the 44-year-old Victorian man’s condition is related to the vaccine

Australia’s acting chief medical officer says there will be no changes to the national vaccination program for Covid-19 while health authorities continue to investigate whether blood clots developed by a 44-year-old Victorian man are linked to the AstraZeneca jab.

Prof Michael Kidd said the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (Atagi) and the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) had not recommended any change to the rollout of the vaccine following an urgent meeting of health authorities on Saturday.

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