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Coronavirus: Australia updates AstraZeneca vaccine recommendations after confirmed link to blood clots – Newshub

Adults under the age of 50 are recommended to get the Pfizer vaccine.

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Chief medical officer Paul Kelly says ATAGI recommends the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine be preferred over AstraZeneca for people under under the age of 50.
“This is based both on the increased risk of complications from COVID-19 with increasing age, and thus increased benefit of the vaccination, and the potentially lower, but not zero risk, of this rare event with increasing age,” he says.
The second recommendation is vaccinators should only use the AstraZeneca vaccine for adults under 50 where the “benefit…

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