New Zealand woman dies after received Pfizer vaccine
New Zealand is reported to be considering the first death related to the Pfizer covid-19 vaccine. The Independent Vaccine Safety Monitoring Board states that a woman's death may be "possibly" due to myocarditis or inflammation of the heart muscle. It recognizes that there are other medical problems that "affect the outcome of the vaccine". European regulators say that myocarditis is a "very rare" side effect and that the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risks. The official cause of death has not yet been determined. However, the Kovid-19 Vaccine Independent Safety Monitoring Board said that myocarditis is "probably caused by a vaccine". "This is the first case of death in New Zealand in the days following the vaccine linked to the Pfizer Kovid-19 vaccine. The Center for Adverse Reaction Monitoring has recently received other reports of deaths from the vaccinated person, but no one believes the vaccine," it said in a statement. New Zealand officials said on Monday they were "confident about the [Pfizer" vaccine being used in New Zealand ". According to Johns Hopkins University, there have been 3,465 covid cases and 26 deaths in the country so far. Despite the increase, more than 3 million people have been vaccinated, and 23% of the population is now fully vaccinated. Restrictions are being relaxed on Tuesday. The woman's diet is under further investigation and an administrator is to rule on the matter. Authorities have not disclosed further details, including the woman's age. Light did, side effects are more common in young people.
EMA urges people to continue immunizations to prevent people with Kovid-19 from becoming very ill. Symptoms of myocarditis include new-onset chest pain, shortness of breath, and abnormal heartbeat.
Experts are appealing for immediate medical help if anyone experiences these symptoms within a few days of being vaccinated.