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South Korea testing two dead after AstraZeneca's COVID-19 immunization – KDCA


SEOUL — South Korean experts on Wednesday said they are examining the passings of two individuals after a media report said the pair – both with previous conditions – kicked the bucket promptly after accepting AstraZeneca's COVID-19 immunization.

A 63-year-old nursing home patient with cerebrovascular infection created manifestations, including high fever, subsequent to being given the AstraZeneca immunization, Yonhap news office detailed. The individual was moved to a bigger emergency clinic on Tuesday, yet passed on in the wake of showing side effects of blood harming and pneumonia, Yonhap said.

Someone else in their 50s with a cardiovascular problem and diabetes kicked the bucket on Wednesday subsequent to enduring different respiratory failures, having gotten a similar immunization daily prior, the office said.

An authority with the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) disclosed to Reuters it was researching the reason for the passings, however didn't intricate or affirm the subtleties of Yonhap's report. 

An AstraZeneca representative in Seoul said the organization had no remark as of now. 

South Korea started inoculating its populace a week ago. By Tuesday 12 PM, 85,904 individuals had gotten their first dosages of the AstraZeneca hit and 1,524 had been offered Pfizer chances, KDCA said in an explanation. 

South Korea detailed 444 new affirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, up from 344 on Monday, raising the nation's count to 90,816 contaminations, with 1,612 passings.