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Serious thrombotic episode investigated by health authorities in Cyprus

A 39-year-old British woman is being treated in the General Hospital in Nicosia after a serious thrombotic episode.

In statements to CNA, Helena Panayiotopoulou, Acting Director of the Pharmaceutical Services of the Ministry of Health, said that  the woman was vaccinated on May 6 in Paphos and that the European Medicines Agency has been informed.

She added that they are looking into any medication she was receiving, as well as her medical history and that of her family.

The Pharmaceutical Services of the Ministry of Health began investigating the incident this morning and are collecting data on whether it is related to the vaccine. The European Medicines Agency will also investigate the matter.

The woman was vaccinated with AstraZeneca.

(CNA)

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