Danish Medicines Agency clarifies information on the death reported in Denmark after vaccination with the AstraZeneca vaccine
The Danish Medicines Agency would like to clarify information on the death reported in Denmark after vaccination with the AstraZeneca vaccine. It was unusual symptoms in the reported death that made the Danish Medicines Agency react. The Danish Medicines Agency also found similar symptoms in a few other reports in the European database of side effects. On Saturday, Norway described suspected side effects similar to those in the reported symptoms in the Danish case .
The Danish woman had an unusual clinical picture with a low platelet count, blood clots in small and large vessels as well as bleeding, said Head of Division, Tanja Erichsen. And this is what made the experts at the Danish Medicines Agency react.
It is a highly unusual disease pattern, which is right now being thoroughly investigated by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the other drug regulatory authorities in the EU.