News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Published by: Deepti Mishra
Updated Tue, 15 Jun 2021 12:53 PM IST
The committee, which is probing the allegations of 31 deaths due to corona vaccine in the country, said that so far only one death has occurred due to corona vaccine. 30 people have died due to other reasons.
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Various claims were being made about the side effects of the corona vaccine. Meanwhile, some people claimed 31 deaths due to corona vaccine. After this, the government has reviewed the serious side effects of the corona vaccine.
Only one in 31 died because of the vaccine
Adverse event following immunization (AEFI) is scientifically termed as Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI). The Central Government has constituted a committee for AEFI. This committee, after reviewing 31 vaccine deaths, confirmed that an elderly man who was 68 years old died of anaphylaxis after receiving the vaccine. This is a kind of allergic reaction. The elderly had received the first dose of the vaccine on 8 March 2021 and died a few days later.
Three more deaths are being investigated
AEFI Committee Chairman Dr. NK Arora confirmed the first death in the country due to side effects of Corona vaccine. However, he refused to say anything further in the matter. The vaccine has been believed to be the cause of three more deaths, but is yet to be confirmed.
According to the report of the government panel, whatever reactions are coming out related to the vaccine. Their expectation was already there, which can be attributed to vaccination based on existing scientific evidence. These reactions may be related to allergies or similar to anaphylaxis.