Small risk of ITP with AstraZeneca COVID-19 vax

Exposure to a first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (ChAdOx1) but not the Pfizer vaccine (BNT162b2) appears to be associated with a small increased risk of idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). An analysis of the first four months of the Scottish COVID-19 vaccination program, comprising 2.53 million people using data from linked databases, found ITP occurred ...

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