AstraZeneca jab 'safe and effective,' council chiefs insist

By Dan Peters | 17 March 2021

Council chiefs have urged residents to have the ‘safe and effective’ AstraZeneca jab amid an investigation into the possibility of a link with blood clots.

There have been 37 reports of potentially serious blood clots out of 17 million doses given to people across the EU.

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