1. AstraZeneca Shots Carry Slightly Higher Risk of Bleeding Problem, New Study Says  The New York Times
  2. Nova Scotians urged to get second vaccine dose as soon as they can  HalifaxToday.ca
  3. More Nova Scotians can book 2nd vaccine shot earlier than expected  Globalnews.ca
  4. As science evolves on COVID-19 vaccines, so, too, do recommendations  CTV News Atlantic
  5. AstraZeneca vaccine linked to slightly higher risk of blood disorder  The Guardian
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But the research, involving 2.53 million adults in Scotland, found that the vaccine’s benefits outweighed the small risks.But the research, involving 2.53 million adults in Scotland, found that the vaccine’s benefits outweighed the small risks.

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Anyone who got their first dose on or before April 10 can now move up their appointmentsAnyone who got their first dose on or before April 10 can now move up their appointments

Nova Scotians urged to get second vaccine dose as soon as they can - HalifaxToday.ca

Government's decision to reduce the interval between doses to 8 weeks has so far only benefited those who initially received the Pfizer shot.

Some Quebecers struggle to move up second vaccine appointments | Montreal Gazette

Some Quebecers struggle to move up second vaccine appointments | Montreal Gazette

Nova Scotia reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional case connected to Citadel High School in Halifax.Nova Scotia reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional case connected to Citadel High School in Halifax.

More Nova Scotians can book 2nd vaccine shot earlier than expected - Halifax | Globalnews.ca

Nova Scotia reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional case connected to Citadel High School in Halifax.

More Nova Scotians can book 2nd vaccine shot earlier than expected - Halifax | Globalnews.ca

Researchers spotted the link after analysing data from 5.4million people in Scotland between December 8 and April 14.Researchers spotted the link after analysing data from 5.4million people in Scotland between December 8 and April 14.

AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine is linked to another bleeding disorder that can cause purple-dotted rash | Daily Mail Online

Analysis in Scotland finds small increase in risk of treatable condition called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpuraAnalysis in Scotland finds small increase in risk of treatable condition called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

AstraZeneca vaccine linked to slightly higher risk of blood disorder | Coronavirus | The Guardian

Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health now recommends people who had a first dose of AstraZeneca not take it as their second shot.Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health now recommends people who had a first dose of AstraZeneca not take it as their second shot.

As science evolves on COVID-19 vaccines, so, too, do recommendations | CTV News

If you got the Pfizer vaccine for your first dose, you can look forward to moving up your appointment for your second dose. But, right now, everyone else has to wait.  Quebec's Department of Health confirmed in a press release on Monday that "for the time being, the option to advance the administration of the second dose is only available for those who have received the first dose of Pfizer's vaccine." Editor's Choice: You Can Actually Go Swimming In This Crystal-Clear Quebec River This Summer (PHOTOS) The administration of the second dose is dependent on vaccine supply and the government explained that "only doses of Pfizer vaccine are delivered in sufficient quantity" at the moment.  As for Moderna and AstraZeneca, the government confirmed that it will be receiving shipments soon.  "The next vaccine deliveries from Moderna or AstraZeneca will be confirmed shortly and should also allow the administration of the second dose to be brought forward." As of June 8, Quebecers 75 and older can book their second-dose appointments. 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.Sorry, Moderna folks...

Only Quebec Pfizer Recipients Can Move Up 2nd Dose Appointments - MTL Blog

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It's decision time for British Columbians who received AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine as their first dose, as they now must choose whether to stick with the same shot for their second or opt for an mRNA vaccine instead.It's decision time for British Columbians who received AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine as their first dose, as they now must choose whether to stick with the same shot for their second or opt for an mRNA vaccine instead.

AstraZeneca or mRNA? British Columbians make second-dose vaccine decisions

A condition that affects the blood, known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), may be associated the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in rare cases, research suggests. The very small increased risk of the condition — which is characterized by low platelet counts — is estimated to be 11 per mil

COVID Vaccine Linked to Low Blood Platelet Count – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

COVID Vaccine Linked to Low Blood Platelet Count – Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura – SciTechDaily

A study of side effects following vaccination with AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) anti-COVID-19 shot in Scotland found only an association with a largely harmless bleeding condition and no link to brain clots, underscoring the rarity of potential complications.A study of side effects following vaccination with AstraZeneca's (AZN.L) anti-COVID-19 shot in Scotland found only an association with a largely harmless bleeding condition and no link to brain clots, underscoring the rarity of potential complications.

Scottish study underscores rarity of blood disorders after Astra vaccine | Reuters

Research suggests the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine is associated with a slightly increased risk of some bleeding disorders, but its benefits continue to outweigh the risksResearch suggests the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine is associated with a slightly increased risk of some bleeding disorders, but its benefits continue to outweigh the risks

AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine may hinder blood clotting in rare cases | New Scientist

The risk of severe COVID-19 or death is far greater than any posed by the vaccine, a study author says.The risk of severe COVID-19 or death is far greater than any posed by the vaccine, a study author says.

Small risk of bleeding disorder after AstraZeneca COVID vaccine | CIDRAP

A condition that affects the blood, known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), may be associated the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in rare cases, research suggests.

COVID-19 vaccine linked to low platelet count, nationwide study suggests

Researchers say the very small risks are important but rare, and are comparable with those of other vaccines.Researchers say the very small risks are important but rare, and are comparable with those of other vaccines.

AstraZeneca jab ‘linked with slightly increased risk of some bleeding disorders’ | Evening Standard

The disorder is more common with COVID-19 itself than any of its jabs.The disorder is more common with COVID-19 itself than any of its jabs.

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca jab linked to bleeding disorder

The study also found a small link between blood clotting and the AstraZeneca vaccine.The study also found a small link between blood clotting and the AstraZeneca vaccine.

New study finds no association between Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine and blood clots | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

A joint NZ and UK study into the risks posed by two COVID-19 vaccines is more good news for our vaccine rollout, scientists say. A joint NZ and UK study into the risks posed by two COVID-19 vaccines is more good news for our vaccine rollout, scientists say.

Coronavirus: Kiwi-led research compares AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine risks with Pfizer's | Newshub

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A new study in Scotland has found the Pfizer vaccine is not associated with a condition that affects the blood, and other clotting and bleeding events.A new study in Scotland has found the Pfizer vaccine is not associated with a condition that affects the blood, and other clotting and bleeding events.

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The Oxford/AstraZeneca CCP virus vaccine is linked to “slightly increased risk of some bleeding disorders,” British researchers have found.The Oxford/AstraZeneca CCP virus vaccine is linked to “slightly increased risk of some bleeding disorders,” British researchers have found.

AstraZeneca Jab Causes ‘Slightly Increased Risk’ of Bleeding: UK Study

Small increase in treatable and mild bleeding disorder found after first doseSmall increase in treatable and mild bleeding disorder found after first dose

AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine linked to slightly higher risk of blood disorder

Experts stress benefits outweigh ‘very small’ risks after possible link to autoimmune bleeding disorder establishedExperts stress benefits outweigh ‘very small’ risks after possible link to autoimmune bleeding disorder established

AstraZeneca vaccine linked with ‘slightly increased’ but ‘rare’ risk of some bleeding disorders | The Independent

THE AstraZeneca Covid jag is linked to a rare blood condition characterised by a low platelet count, according to a world-first study involving 1.7… THE AstraZeneca Covid jag is linked to a rare blood condition characterised by a low platelet count, according to a world-first study involving 1.7…

AstraZeneca vaccine linked to rare blood condition, finds Scotland study | HeraldScotland

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Watch B.C. health official answers questions about AstraZeneca vaccine as second dose Video Online, on GlobalNews.caWatch B.C. health official answers questions about AstraZeneca vaccine as second dose Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca

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Watch Nova Scotians who got AstraZeneca advised to get mRNA as second dose Video Online, on GlobalNews.caWatch Nova Scotians who got AstraZeneca advised to get mRNA as second dose Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca

Nova Scotians who got AstraZeneca advised to get mRNA as second dose | Watch News Videos Online

British Columbians who received the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine will have an opportunity to book a second dose in the coming weeks at a pharmacy.The chart shows you when you will be contacted by a community pharmacist.

COVID-19: When can I get my second AstraZeneca dose in BC? - North Shore News

Individuals will be able to choose between receiving another viral vector vaccine, COVISHIELD, or an mRNA vaccine, like Pfizer or Moderna.Individuals will be able to choose between receiving another viral vector vaccine, COVISHIELD, or an mRNA vaccine, like Pfizer or Moderna.

Second doses for people who received AstraZeneca in BC start today | News

Did you receive the AstraZeneca vaccine and want to get it for your second dose?Did you receive the AstraZeneca vaccine and want to get it for your second dose?

Here is when a B.C. pharmacist will contact you for your second AstraZeneca dose - BC News - Castanet.net

Plus, here's how long you need to wait between your two coronavirus vaccine doses.Plus, here's how long you need to wait between your two coronavirus vaccine doses.

Second Covid Vaccine: What To Do If You Haven’t Been Called Up | HuffPost UK Life

A study of side effects following vaccination with AstraZeneca's anti-COVID-19 shot in Scotland found only an association with a largely harmless bleeding condition and no link to brain clots, underscoring the rarity of potential complications.A study of side effects following vaccination with AstraZeneca's anti-COVID-19 shot in Scotland found only an association with a largely harmless bleeding condition and no link to brain clots, underscoring the rarity of potential complications.

No serious problems with AstraZeneca vaccine in Scotland - study