A vial of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP
Neil Astles, 59, died from a blood clot after getting his first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
His sister, Alison Astles, urged others to still take it, saying he was “extraordinarily unlucky.”
The UK withdrew the shot’s use in under-30s on Wednesday out of what it called extreme caution.
The sister of a man who died from a blood clot after receiving AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is encouraging people to continue taking it.
Alison Astles told The Daily Telegraph that her family still urged people to take the shot, arguing that its effectiveness against the coronavirus far outweighed the risks.
Neil Astles, 59, got a single dose of the vaccine on March 17, The