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European Medicines Agency to hold news conference on AstraZeneca vaccine

· 03/16/2021 07:57
European Medicines Agency to hold news conference on AstraZeneca vaccine

- The European Medicines Agency will hold a news conference later on Tuesday to discuss its investigation into incidents of bleeding, blood clots and low platelet counts in people who had been given AstraZeneca PLC's AZN.L coronavirus vaccine.

In a statement, the EMA said its Executive Director Emer Cooke would give an update at a European Union Commission news briefing at 1300 GMT.


(Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Catherine Evans)

((toby.sterling@thomsonreuters.com; +31 20 504 5002;))