Slovenia discontinued the J & J vaccine after the death of a young woman.Large-scale protest broke out with capital

Slovenia has temporarily suspended the use of Johnson & Johnson’s (J & J) COVID-19 vaccine after the death of a 20-year-old woman who recently received a single dose, officials said Wednesday.

“According to a notice of serious adverse events after vaccination, Janssen [J&J], Members of the advisory group have proposed to suspend vaccination with this vaccine until the situation becomes clear, “Health Minister Janes Pokrker told the official government. statement..

The unidentified woman was hospitalized in a serious condition on September 27, local media reported. She reportedly died of cerebral hemorrhage and blood clots on the night of September 28, a few days after a single vaccination.

She was the second recipient of the J & J vaccine in Slovenia and experienced a serious health condition that was not COVID-19. CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, Official STA news agency reported.

“We are all upset and would like to express our condolences to the deceased’s family. We conclude in a Task Force session that the incident may be related to vaccination. , We have decided to temporarily suspend all vaccinations with this particular vaccine, “said Bojana Beović, a government health worker responsible for vaccination.

The suspension will take place until experts determine if there is a link between the woman’s death from the stroke and the vaccination she received, Poklkar said.

A large-scale demonstration involving thousands of citizens erupted on Wednesday in opposition to the latest government-imposed CCP virus regulations on the streets of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia and the country’s largest city.

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Protesters gather during a protest against the government’s COVID-19 measures in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on September 29, 2021. (Darko Bandic / AP Photo)
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People march down the street while protesting the government’s COVID-19 measures in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on September 29, 2021. (Darko Bandic / AP Photo)

In the protest, participants observed a moment of silence for a young woman and obtained a COVID-19 jab to “freedom” after the government announced dramatic measures such as requiring a COVID-19 vaccine passport to work. I want to buy it. ” All state-owned enterprises.

Single-dose jabs became popular in Eastern European countries after the government introduced new CCP virus protection.

During the September 29 demonstration, protesters raised a flag stating “Stop Corona Fascism” and demanded equal rights for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people.

“I’m here for the future, the future of my children, the future generations, because we need to stop this madness,” said a protester named Katja Zupan. “If we do not stand up for ourselves and humanity, we will end and be lost.”

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) currently licenses four COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by J & J, AstraZeneca, Pfizer / BioNTech and Modana in Slovenia.

“The benefits of vaccination outweigh the potential risks,” Poklukar said on September 29, saying that nearly one million people in Slovenia were fully vaccinated, including 120,000 with the J & J vaccine.

Slovenia has previously recommended the J & J vaccine to all people over the age of 18, but in some other countries its use is limited to the elderly.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

from NTD News

Lorenz Duchan