Month: April 2021

Inherited Bleeding Disorder May Lower Risk of Thrombosis with COVID-19 Infection

Inherited Bleeding Disorder May Lower Risk of Thrombosis with COVID-19 Infection 1 in 5 of women with heavy periods will have an underlying bleeding disorder Tuesday 13th April, 2021: Von Willebrand Disorder (VWD), an inherited bleeding disorder which affects the blood’s ability to clot, may lower the risk of thrombosis with COVID-19 infection1. That’s according …

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Information for NCC patients regarding the Astra Zeneca COVID19 (Vaxevria) vaccine

COVID19 vaccines, including the AstraZeneca (Vaxrevia) vaccine, play an important role in containing this pandemic infection and in preventing COVID19 disease, which can be a severe condition with an increased risk of thrombosis. The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) has recommended that the Astra Zeneca (Vaxrevia) vaccine can be used as part of the vaccination …

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WFH and EHC release joint statement on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Below is a joint statement from WFH and EHC on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine – April 12, 2021 EMA, ISTH, WHO and many countries recommend benefit of COVID-19 vaccination outweighs the risks Risks of adverse events no higher in people with bleeding disorders The European Medicines Agency (EMA) Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC), following investigation of …

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An Update from I.H.S CEO on Covid-19 Vaccination

First published in our regular e-Zine on April 9, 2021 Covid-19 Vaccination The Society have been receiving a significant number of queries in relation to Covid-19 vaccination. Questions have been asked about prioritisation, where people will receive the vaccine, precautions to be taken when receiving an intramuscular injection and specific concerns about the Astra Zeneca …

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