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Covid: Blood clot victim’s sister urges people to get AstraZeneca vaccine – BBC News

Neil Astles, 59, who had the AstraZeneca vaccine in March, died from a blood clot on Sunday.



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The sister of a man who died from a blood clot on the brain after having the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine says she “strongly believes” people should keep having the Covid jab.
Neil Astles, 59, a solicitor from Warrington, Cheshire, died on Sunday. He was vaccinated on 17 March.
Pharmacist Alison Astles told the BBC that doctors were “99.9% sure” the clot was due to the jab.
But she said he was “extraordinarily unlucky” and the risk was “very low”.
Dr Astles said she felt she had a responsibility to…

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