You may have seen recent incorrect reports and media coverage suggesting that there is a link between the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and blood clots.
In the UK the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) continues to recommend the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine. MHRA advises that people should still go and get their COVID-19 vaccine when asked to do so. Click here to read the statement from MHRA.
The European Medical Agency has also said that the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe and effective. You can read more here.
If you're eligible for your vaccine, please do not delay taking it. The COVID-19 vaccines provide the best protection against COVID-19 for you, your family, and your community.
You can learn more about the COVID vaccines here