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Covid India Updates | Is it normal to have a blood clot after getting vaccinated? Know the truth

There have been many social media posts going viral about the after effects of coronavirus and vaccination. One such question is if it is normal to have a blood clot after getting vaccinated. It is advised not to get confused by the viral rumors on social media, but do check the facts once.

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New Delhi Updated on: June 16, 2021 0:03 IST
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With the drop in Covid19 cases in the second wave, government and health experts are now getting prepared for the third wave of coronavirus. It is said that the third wave can be harmful for children since they have been at home for a year and a half now. Their exposure to COVID-19 and other viruses is almost nonexistent. So the virus can attack them easily. Also, the Covid vaccines have yet to be approved for the pediatric age group. In this situation, following Covid-19 appropriate behavior including wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, getting vaccinated and others is of utmost importance.

On the other hand, there have been many social media posts going viral about the after effects of coronavirus and vaccination. One such question is if it is normal to have a blood clot after getting vaccinated. It is advised not to get confused by the viral rumors on social media, but do check the facts once.

Also Read: Can a COVID19 positive mother continue breastfeeding her child? Some important questions answered

 

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  • 8:58 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

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  • 7:17 PM (IST) Posted by Ridhi Suri

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    The fresh infections and positivity rate have seen a slight increase from the previous day's figures. The national capital had recorded 131 COVID-19 cases, the lowest since February 22, and 16 fatalities on Monday, while the positivity rate dropped to 0.22 per cent, according to a health department bulletin.

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    These are comparable with vaccine effectiveness against hospitalisation from the Alpha (B117) variant: 96 per cent after two doses with Pfizer vaccine and 92 per cent after two doses from AstraZeneca vaccines.

    The new analysis included 14,019 cases of the Delta variant, 166 of whom were hospitalised between 12 April and 4 June, looking at emergency hospital admissions in England. The results have been posted as a preprint. Preprints are yet to be peer-reviewed.

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    The recruitment for the clinical trial Bharat Biotech's vaccine Covaxin, among children in the age group of 6-12 years will begin at the AIIMS today.  This will be followed by the clinical trial of children in the age-group of 2-6 years.

    The trial is to be conducted in three parts -- 175 volunteers each in the groups aged 12-18, 6-12 and 2-6 years. In the trial, the vaccine will be given by the intramuscular route in two doses on day 0 and day 28. These trials will take place across 525 centres.

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  • 11:44 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

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  • 9:28 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

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    "Misinformation is making the rounds today. This is the situation: Benefit/risk balance of AstraZeneca #Covid19 vaccine is positive and it remains authorised for all populations," the EMA said in a tweet on Sunday.

    Cavaleri was also quoted by the newspaper advising the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine preferentially for the over-60s.

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  • 8:13 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

    Is it normal to have a blood clot after getting vaccinated?

    There have been social media posts going viral trhat after getting vaccinated, it is common to get blood clots. However, in the research done in India, it is found that such incidences of blood clotting are almost negligible here.

  • 8:09 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

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    "We will have other data also in two-three months. Then we will be able to decide on booster dose. Everything will be based on research. There is some work is going on booster dose at AIIMS also," he added.

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  • 8:08 AM (IST) Posted by Parina Taneja

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    Two significant observations came out of the study, which has been published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, a peer-reviewed journal.

    The previously infected group (people who got infected with Covid-19) showed a greater antibody response to a single dose of vaccine compared with those who had no prior infection.

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