Dr.Hinshaw confirms Alberta’s first death from VITT following vaccination from the AstraZeneca vaccine
Alberta / covid 19

Dr.Hinshaw confirms Alberta’s first death from VITT following vaccination from the AstraZeneca vaccine

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health tweeted last night: I am sad to report tonight that we have confirmed Alberta’s first death from VITT following vaccination from the AstraZeneca #COVID19AB vaccine.My sincere condolences go out to those grieving this loss.  https://t.co/rCQTQYjJnP (1/3) My apologies for sharing this sad news so late, but we’d promised to … Continue reading

covid 19 / Ontario News

Ontario Confirms First Case of Rare AstraZeneca-linked Blood Clotting

Statement Ontario Confirms First Case of Rare AstraZeneca-linked Blood Clotting TORONTO — Today, Dr. David Williams, Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, issued the following statement on the province’s first confirmed case of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) in a patient after receiving the AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD vaccine:“We have confirmed the first case of the rare blood … Continue reading

AstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40
Alberta / covid 19

AstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40

News ReleaseAstraZeneca vaccine eligibility drops to age 40 Starting April 20, Albertans aged 40 or over will be able to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine. Participating pharmacies and Alberta Health Services will begin booking appointments for AstraZeneca vaccinations for Albertans born in 1981 or earlier. Walk-in vaccinations will be available at the walk-in clinics in Edmonton … Continue reading

AstraZeneca-linked blood clot confirmed in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw
Alberta / covid 19

AstraZeneca-linked blood clot confirmed in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw

News ReleaseAstraZeneca-linked blood clot confirmed in Alberta: Dr. Hinshaw Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw issued the following statement on a confirmed case of vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) in a patient after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine: “We have confirmed a case of the rare blood clot disorder known as VITT in Alberta. … Continue reading