Medical Health Cluster


Excess Risk for Venous Thromboembolism Persists for Months After COVID-19

People with severe COVID-19 are at excess risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE), but whether risk also rises among patients with mild disease is unclear. Using Swedish national health databases, researchers identified more than 1 million people who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 between February 2020 and May 2021; incidence of first […]

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Risk of thrombocytopenia and thromboembolism after covid-19 vaccination and SARS-CoV-2 positive testing: self-controlled case series study

Abstract Objective To assess the association between covid-19 vaccines and risk of thrombocytopenia and thromboembolic events in England among adults. Design Self-controlled case series study using national data on covid-19 vaccination and hospital admissions. Setting Patient level data were obtained for approximately 30 million people vaccinated in England between 1 December 2020 and […]

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