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8 People In Ireland Develop Serious Allegeric Reactions to Pfizer Or Moderna Covid Vaccines.

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41 reports of blood-clots after an AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

Eight people in Ireland have developed a serious allergic reaction after taking a Pfizer or Moderna Covid vaccine.

The medicines watchdog received a number of reports of the condition, called anaphylaxis.

But the HPRA says only eight are classified as cases - and all patients have recovered.

Dr Denis McCauley, from the Irish Medical Organisation, says these reactions are known side-effects of MRNA vaccines.

There have been 41 reports of Irish patients getting blood-clots after an AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

Less than five were also associated with low platelets, according to the medicines watchdog.

They were all under 40 and got the condition after their first dose - but they've been discharged from hospital.

The AstraZeneca jab is now limited to over-40s here, due to fears of blood clots.

Dr McCauley welcomes the recovery of those who got the more serious condition.

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