Second Australian woman dies after AstraZeneca vaccine in 'extremely rare' event

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated June 10 2021 - 10:13am, first published 6:26am
A second Australian has died from complications related to the AstraZeneca vaccine. Picture: Shutterstock

In a blow to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine rollout, there has been another "extremely rare" case of a death linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine, the second such death recorded in Australia.


Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on