Woman who died after AstraZeneca shot had ‘highly unusual’ symptoms, officials say – National

A 60-year old Danish woman who died of a blood clot after receiving AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine had “highly unusual” symptoms, according to the Danish Medicines Agency. The woman had a low number of blood platelets and clots in small and large vessels, as well as bleeding, it said. A few similar cases were found […]

WHO recommends followup care for patients with changing COVID-19 symptoms – National

Coronavirus patients – both confirmed and suspected – should have access to followup care if they have persistent, new or changing symptoms, the World Health Organization has recommended. The U.N. health agency updated its clinical guidelines on Tuesday, in which it also suggested the use of low-dose anticoagulants for preventing blot clots in hospitalized […]

Trump reporting ‘no symptoms’ of coronavirus, White House doctor says – National

U.S. President Donald Trump is doing “extremely well” and reporting no symptoms of COVID-19, a day after returning to the White House after being hospitalized with the highly contagious disease, his doctor said in a statement on Tuesday. Sean Conley, a Navy commander, said a team of physicians met with the president on Tuesday morning. Read […]

Trump experiencing ‘mild symptoms’ from coronavirus: White House – National

The White House tried to reassure Americans on Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump was still working from isolation, after his bombshell announcement that he had caught the coronavirus threw the administration and presidential race into uncertainty. Trump, who has played down the threat of the coronavirus pandemic from the outset, said he and […]

AstraZeneca pausing coronavirus vaccine trial after neurological symptoms found – National

A woman who received an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed severe neurological symptoms that prompted a pause in testing, a spokesman for drugmaker AstraZeneca said Thursday. The study participant in late-stage testing reported symptoms consistent with transverse myelitis, a rare inflammation of the spinal cord, said company spokesman Matthew Kent. Read more: AstraZeneca expects coronavirus […]