First death after Pfizer vaccine registered in New Zealand

Source : 112 Ukraine

Myocarditis is a very rare side-effect of the mRNA vaccines
11:21, 30 August 2021

American biotech company Pfizer
Sky News

New Zealand has reported the first death from the Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19 as BBC reported.

“An independent vaccine safety monitoring board said the woman's death was "probably" due to myocarditis or inflammation of the heart muscle,” the message says.

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The statement of the regulator also mentions that there are other medical problems that could “influence the result after the vaccination”. The official reason for death is not established.

The death of the women is being investigated; the officials do not disclose any details, including the age of the deceased. According to the European regulators, myocarditis is a "very rare" side effect of the vaccines produced by Pfizer and Moderna.

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On August 10, a 50-year-old woman died in Kyiv after the first dose of the Moderna vaccine against coronavirus. It is reported that a woman arrived from Turkey on August 1; she was vaccinated with Moderna drug on August 5 and felt the first symptoms of the disease on the first day. In four days, on August 9, a woman was hospitalized in the infectious unit and died on August 10.




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