A 75 year old dies after getting Pfizer vaccine


Picture Courtesy: Israelnationalnews.com
Picture Courtesy: Israelnationalnews.com

A 75-year-old man in Israel dies after getting the Pfizer vaccine. Health Ministry says initial examination shows no link between death and vaccine.

A 75-year-old man from Beit Shean died on Monday morning due to cardiac arrest, just 2 hours after got the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.

The man received the vaccine at 8:30 in the morning and stayed at the hospital for some time to complete his customary time before he was released to his home feeling well.

Sometime later, the man lost consciousness and was later declared dead from cardiac arrest.

In response to this, the Health Ministry said, "A 75-year-old man from the north of the country suffering from active heart disease and malignant disease, who has undergone several heart attacks, was vaccinated this morning against the coronavirus and died at home shortly after the procedure."

The Director-General of the Ministry of Health, Prof. Hezi Levy, has appointed the case to an investigation committee lead by the head of the Safety and Quality Division in the Ministry of Health.

"We share in the family's grief," added the ministry saying that "Initial examination does not show a link between the unfortunate incident and the vaccination."

"The vaccination campaign continues," a statement from the health ministry included.

Publish : 2020-12-28 19:56:00

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