Sri Lanka has found six cases of blood clots among recipients of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, three of whom have died, Health Minister Pavithra Waniarachchi told parliament on Wednesday.
Nearly a million people have been given the first dose of the Indian-made vaccine in the country. No announcement of any halt to the vaccination programme has been made.
Photo: A pharmacist prepares the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid19 vaccine. EPA-EFE/NEIL HALL