Wrong Injecting Technique behind Blood Clots Post COVID Jab – Study
Vaccines from pharma giants namely AstraZeneca, Sputnik and J&J have been linked to higher odds of blood clots post vaccination.
The faulty injecting technique could be fuelling the rise in blood clots reported among recipients of the adenovirus-based COVID jabs. According to the findings of a new study, the incorrect injecting technique that was infusing the drug into the blood vessel rather than the muscle was the leading cause behind the increased incidence of blood clots post-vaccination.
Researchers at the Munich University in Germany along with counterparts in Italy first reported this occurrence in mice. The findings of the study are reported online on bioRxiv.org.
Dr. Rajeev Jayadevan, a member of IMA’s National Task Force for coronavirus, explained the reason behind the spurt of cases. He said, “If the tip of the needle doesn’t reach deep enough in the muscle or if it hits a blood vessel, the vaccine can be directly injected into the bloodstream. This can happen when the skin is pinched up by an inadequately trained health worker. Intramuscular injections are meant to be given without pinching up the skin so that the needle tip reaches the muscle. When the skin is pinched up, the needle tip reaches only the subcutaneous tissue. When that happens, not only is the vaccine not absorbed properly, but rarely it can hit one of the blood vessels that travel through the layer located between skin and muscle which contains a network of blood vessels.”