A Physician’s Primer on Covid-19, Clotting, and Causality

How to make sense of recent concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine

Amitha Kalaichandran
Medium Coronavirus Blog
8 min readMar 22, 2021

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Last week, several European countries paused their use of the AstraZeneca vaccine due to concerns about clotting and bleeding risks. Though the World Health Organization (WHO) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) have both said that it is safe to use, most…

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Amitha Kalaichandran
Medium Coronavirus Blog

A physician, epidemiologist, medical journalist, and health tech consultant with an interest in the intersection of integrative medicine and innovation.