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AstraZeneca Vaccine: Canada Official Says 'No Safety Concern'

When it comes to the AstraZeneca vaccine, Canada has said that "there is no safety concern" despite reports of blood clots in people who got it.

Dr. Marc Berthiaume, the director of the Bureau of Medical Science at Health Canada, said during a press conference that the number of those cases is lower than the rates that would be expected in the population that has gotten doses.

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He noted that because the number of events is lower than expected and based on the information Health Canada has reviewed, "there is no safety concern" at this point.

The government agency is still actively looking into the issue though.

Earlier, Health Canada had said there was no indication that the vaccine caused blood clots and no adverse reactions were reported to them or the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Health Canada has a robust website with all the latest information on the vaccines and can answer any questions you may have. Click here for more information.

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