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2022 Mar 04

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis



Stroke Associated with COVID-19 Vaccines.


Kakovan M, Ghorbani Shirkouhi S, Zarei M, Andalib S
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2022 Mar 04; 31(6):106440.
PMID: 35339857.


Development of safe and effective vaccines against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) remains the cornerstone of controlling this pandemic. However, there are increasing reports of various types of stroke including ischemic stroke, and hemorrhagic stroke, as well as cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) after COVID-19 vaccination. This paper aims to review reports of stroke associated with COVID-19 vaccines and provide a coherent clinical picture of this condition.