Man, 65, claims he 'almost died' within days of getting the AstraZeneca vaccine

Man, 65, claims he 'almost died' after having a stroke and developing blood clots within days of getting the AstraZeneca vaccine Man, 65, said he had stroke and went into coma because of AstraZeneca vaccine  Queensland man said he had a brain bleed five days after receiving the vaccine The Therapeutic Goods Administration is still investigating the man's case

By Alana Tindale For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 08:06 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 08:07 BST, 4 May 2021

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A 65-year-old Queensland man has claimed he 'almost died' after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine. 

The civil engineer from Shute Harbour in the Whitsundays, Queensland, said he had a stroke which caused him to go into a coma five days after getting the jab on April 26.

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration is still investigating the man's case and there are only six blood clot cases linked to the vaccine in Australia.

A 65-year-old Queensland man has claimed he had a stroke and went into a coma after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine (pictured are people lining up in Melbourne to receive vaccine)

 A 65-year-old Queensland man has claimed he had a stroke and went into a coma after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine (pictured are people lining up in Melbourne to receive vaccine)

'If I'm fighting fit, vertical, extremely active one minute and then on my death bed the next. The only thing that's changed is the AstraZeneca vaccine that I've had,' the unnamed man told the Courier Mail. 

'There is a problem here. I nearly died. I don't want anyone else to go through that.'

He said he had type 2 diabetes, was on blood-thinning medication and has two stents in his heart.

About six in two million people are believed to

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