Vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia: what we know and do not know

29 July 2021, Gowthami et al, Blood

Summary

As of 12 May 2021, there were 309 reported cases of VITT with AZ and 28 cases with J&J, with 56 and 3 deaths respectively. “The reported rates for the J&J vaccine likely underestimate the true incidence of disease, given the shorter period of J&J vaccine availability (emergency use authorization was granted in the United States on 27 February 2021) and delays in reporting of the syndrome.”

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