Suspension of AstraZeneca vax branded 'unfortunate over-reaction'

Vaccine expert Dr Paul Griffin says concern in Europe that the vaccine is causing blood clots is unlikely to be borne out

A top vaccine investigator says there's "not really a plausible mechanism" for AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to cause blood clots, after 10 countries in Europe abandoned certain batches or suspended its use altogether because of the alleged risk.

Dr Paul Griffin.
Dr Paul Griffin.

Denmark, Norway and Iceland’s drug regulators suspended use of the vaccine after a 60-year-old Danish woman developed