FACTS: Covid-19 vaccination and rare blood clots

Covid-19 vaccinations and blood clots

Occasionally, we may read a headline that alarms us.

Today, 26th August 2021, the BBC is reporting on the findings of the coroner’s investigation into the death of BBC Radio presenter Lisa Shaw.

It is understandable for people to be alarmed by the headline.

Complications occurring as a result of being vaccinated against Covid-19 remain extremely rare. The vaccinations continue to provide the best defence against illness from coronavirus.

This document, published by Public Health England, summarises current science regarding the extremely rare occurrence of blood clots following vaccination.

Covid vaccination and blood clots

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