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Startling Revelation: AstraZeneca confesses to side effects of its COVID vaccine Covisheild

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 • Tamil Comments
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AstraZeneca Acknowledges Rare Link Between COVID-19 Vaccine and TTS. Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has, for the first time, acknowledged in a February High Court legal document that its COVID-19 vaccine can, in very rare instances, cause Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS). This admission comes amidst a class action lawsuit alleging that the company's Covishield vaccine, developed with Oxford University, has led to deaths and serious injuries.

While AstraZeneca maintains that TTS can occur without vaccination and that expert analysis is needed to determine causation in each case, this marks a shift in their stance. Previously, they refuted a generic link between the vaccine and TTS.

Impact on Families and Legal Proceedings: The lawsuit highlights the devastating impact on families affected by TTS following vaccination. Jamie Scott, a father of two, is a lead claimant in the case, suffering severe brain impairment after developing blood clots following his April 2021 vaccination. His wife, Kate Scott, expresses relief at AstraZeneca's admission, calling it "progress" after a three-year battle. The legal action involves 51 cases seeking over £100 million in damages. The claimants and their families seek not only compensation but also a formal apology from AstraZeneca.

Understanding TTS: TTS, also known as Vaccine-Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT), is a rare condition characterized by blood clots and low platelet counts. While AstraZeneca previously differentiated VITT from TTS, claimants argue VITT is a subset of TTS.

AstraZeneca's Response: AstraZeneca expresses sympathy for affected individuals and families while emphasizing patient safety as their top priority. They highlight the stringent regulatory standards ensuring the safe use of all medicines, including vaccines.

Moving Forward: This development marks a significant step in the ongoing legal battle and raises questions about potential compensation and support for affected families. The case also underscores the importance of transparency and continued research regarding rare adverse events associated with vaccines.

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