Sri Lanka reports six cases of blood clots among AstraZeneca vaccine recipients, 3 dead

April 21, 2021 3:56 AM EDT

FILE PHOTO: A health official receives a dose of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, at Infectious Diseases Hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte


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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has found six cases of blood clots among recipients of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, three of whom have died, Health Minister Pavithra Waniarachchi told parliament on Wednesday.

Nearly a million people have been given the first dose of the Indian-made vaccine in the country. No announcement of any halt to the vaccination programme has been made.

(Reporting by Waruna Karunatilake; editing by John Stonestreet)



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