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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s MHRA drugs regulator is contemplating precautionary recommendation for individuals with a historical past of capillary leak syndrome however doesn’t see a causal hyperlink with AstraZeneca (NASDAQ:)’s COVID-19 vaccine after the EU stated it was a uncommon aspect impact of the shot.
MHRA Chief Govt June Raine stated that two of eight studies of capillary leak syndrome following AstraZeneca vaccination had been in individuals with a historical past of the situation, and 40 million doses of the vaccine had been given.
“The incidence of those studies is decrease than the variety of circumstances anticipated to happen by probability within the absence of vaccination of this extraordinarily uncommon situation and the present proof doesn’t counsel that capillary leak syndrome is attributable to the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca,” she stated.
“Whether or not or not a precautionary recommendation is warranted for sufferers who’ve beforehand skilled capillary leak syndrome is at present being rigorously thought-about by the MHRA in addition to the impartial Fee on Human Medicines’ COVID-19 Profit/Threat Knowledgeable Working Group.”
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