Frontline employee dies days after receiving first COVID-19 vaccine jab


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Frontline employee dies days after receiving first COVID-19 vaccine jab

A frontline warrior, who was vaccinated on February 10 in Karnataka’s Chikaballapura city, died on the way in which to a hospital right here on Friday, whereas 2 others, together with a lady healthcare employee, are in critical situation days after they acquired the primary shot, stated the state well being bulletin. “The frontline warrior, 56, who acquired the vaccine at Chikaballapura on February 10, died this afternoon when he was being shifted to the Jayadeva hospital within the metropolis after he complained of chest ache,” stated the bulletin.

Chikaballapura, the hometown of Karnataka Well being Minister Okay. Sudhakar, is about 60 km northeast of Bengaluru.

The sufferer, who was working within the state waterworks division within the city, was discharged from the hospital on Thursday after he recovered from an opposed occasion following immunisation (AEFI) signs since February 11.

In one other AEFI case, a 45-year-old Anganwadi lady employee, who was vaccinated at Raichur within the state’s northern area on January 20, developed ache in her decrease limbs on January 27.

“She was shifted to the state-run Nimhans hospital on this tech metropolis on February 17 for therapy after she developed fever, chill and ache in stomach on February 15,” stated the bulletin.

In yet one more AEFI case, a 40-year-old frontline warrior, who works within the state waterworks division at Mysuru and acquired the vaccine on February 12, had suffered muscle twitching in proper decrease limb hours later.

“The warrior was admitted to a state-run hospital at Mysuru on February 15 and shifted to JSS hospital on February 16 for additional administration,” added the bulletin.

A 26-year-old lady swab collector, vaccinated on February 17 within the metropolis, who suffered giddiness, nevertheless, recovered after therapy on the state-run ESI hospital within the metropolis’s northwest suburb on Friday and is secure.

Of the 40,575 vaccine beneficiaries throughout the southern state on Friday, the bulletin stated one was reported to be a extreme AEFI case and three critical AEFI instances.

Of the cumulative 6,32,711 beneficiaries vaccinated within the state since January 16, two have been with extreme AEFI signs and 18 have been critical AEFI instances.

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