Ukraine investigates the cause of human death after COVID-19 shots


Kiev-Ukraine’s Ministry of Health is investigating why a 47-year-old man died four hours after receiving the Pfizer corona virus vaccine, the ministry said late Friday.

The death may have nothing to do with firing, and five other people vaccinated from the same vial as the deceased man said they were in a satisfactory condition.

The ministry said it is necessary to investigate all deaths that occur within 30 days of immunization under Ukrainian law and international standards regarding the organization of pharmacovigilance for post-immunization adverse events.

“Our immediate idea lies in the bereaved family. We take the adverse events that may be associated with the COVID-19 vaccine BNT162b2 very seriously. At this time, in this case causality Please note that has not been established, “Pfizer said in a statement.

COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine
In this figure, taken February 9, 2021, you can see the vial and syringe labeled “COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” in front of the Pfizer logo. (DadoRuvic / Reuters)

“To date, more than 400 million people worldwide have been vaccinated with our vaccine. Serious adverse events unrelated to the vaccine can unfortunately occur at the same rate as the general population. It’s important to note that there are, “says Pfizer.

Approximately 2 million people have been first fired in Ukraine since February, but no vaccination deaths have been reported.

Ukraine, with a population of 41 million, is one of the most affected European countries, with approximately 2.24 million COVID-19s and 52,460 deaths as of July 3.

Natalia Ginets and Josephine Mason

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