Funding: This research is part of the Data and Connectivity National Core Study, led by Health Data Research UK in partnership with the Office for National Statistics and funded by UK Research and Innovation (grant ref MC_PC_20029, AS). EAVE II is funded by the Medical Research Council (https://mrc.ukri.org/) (UKRI MC_PC 19075, AS) with the support of BREATHE, The Health Data Research Hub for Respiratory Health (MC_PC_19004, AS), which is funded through the UK Research and Innovation Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund and delivered through Health Data Research UK. This work was supported by the Con-COV team funded by the Medical Research Council (grant number: MR/V028367/1, RL). This work was supported by Health Data Research UK, which receives its funding from HDR UK Ltd (HDR-9006, RL) funded by the UK Medical Research Council, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, Economic and Social Research Council, Department of Health and Social Care (England), Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates, Health and Social Care Research and Development Division (Welsh Government), Public Health Agency (Northern Ireland), British Heart Foundation (BHF) and the Wellcome Trust. This work was supported by the ADR Wales programme of work (https://www.adruk.org/). ADR Wales is part of the Economic and Social Research Council (part of UK Research and Innovation) funded ADR UK (grant ES/S007393/1, RL). SVK acknowledges funding from NHS Research Scotland Senior Clinical Fellowship (SCAF/15/02, SVK), the MRC (MC_UU_00022/2, SVK), and the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office (SPHSU17, SVK).


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Kerr, S., Joy, M., Torabi, F., Bedston, S., Akbari, A., Agrawal, U., Beggs, J., Bradley, D., Chuter, A., Docherty, A., Ford, D., Hobbs, R., Katikireddi, S., Lowthian, E., de Lusignan, S., Lyons, R., Marple, J., McCowan, C., McGagh, D., McMenamin, J., Moore, E., Murray, J., Owen, R., Pan, J., Ritchie, L., Shah, S., Shi, T., Stock, S., Tsang, R., Vasileiou, E., Woolhouse, M., Simpson, C., Robertson, C. & Sheikh, A. 2022, 'First dose ChAdOx1 and BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccinations and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: a pooled self-controlled case series study of 11.6 million individuals in England, Scotland, and Wales', PLoS Medicine, 19(2), article no: e1003927 . https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003927

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