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Australian government announces Pfizer as the preferred vaccine for adults under the age of 50 – ABC News

The government says phase 1b of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout may be delayed as it heeds advice to prioritise Pfizer for young adults after blood clot…

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Australian health authorities have advised the Pfizer vaccine should be given to Australians aged under 50, amid concerns of rare blood clots potentially linked to the AstraZeneca vaccination.
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  • The European Union’s medical regulator found blood clots were a rare occurrence in young adult recipients of the AstraZeneca vaccine
  • One Australian was hospitalised after developing blood clots after being vaccinated
  • People who have safely received their first dose of AstraZeneca are advised it is…

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