The head of the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has urged calm about the death of two men after they received COVID vaccines, saying while investigations into both deaths are ongoing, the current evidence “doesn’t suggest a likely association”.
Professor John Skerritt said around 11,000 adverse “events“ after vaccines had been reported to the TGA and ranged from people experiencing sore arms, to suffering heart attacks.
He said both patients had “various clotting disorders” and it was believed they both received the AstraZeneca vaccine.
“We do have to remember that, sadly, every week in Australia, 3,000 people die of all sorts of causes,” he said.
“We also have to remember that in reporting cases of people presenting in hospitals…
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