8 Apr 2021

Problems with AstraZeneca vaccine explained

From Midday Report, 12:15 pm on 8 April 2021

European drug regulators have now linked AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine to very rare cases of blood clots. New Zealand does have an advance purchase agreement for this particular jab, but there's nothing on the way yet - without MedSafe and Cabinet approval. Helen Petousis-Harris is a vaccinologist and Associate professor at Auckland University and speaks to Max Towle.