Death By COVID Vaccine: 30-minute Observation After Jab is Crucial

16 Jun, 2021 12:42 IST|Sakshi Post

Doctors tell you to wait for 30 minutes at least after taking the jab. You must stay at the vaccine centre itself as, if anything goes wrong or there are certain side effects, the experts can treat it right away. These medical experts know how to deal with an emergency, so for your own safety, you must stay at the vaccine centre after taking the Covid19 vaccine.

On Tuesday, India reported its first post Covid19 vaccine death. A 68-year-old man died due to anaphylaxis after taking the vaccine. According to experts, per 10,000-15,000 doses of vaccine, there are chances of at least one anaphylaxis case. This can affect in the first 30 minutes itself, so you have to wait at the centre. The medical team at these centres know how to treat anaphylaxis and other emergencies, that is why you need to stay there for them to monitor your health.

He took the vaccine on March 8 and suffered an allergic reaction after it. The death was reported by the national Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI). According to the report, the man had taken Covishield. The AEFI committee suggested that it was the first post Covid19 vaccine death due to anaphylaxis.

The Health experts have said that this case should not make you sceptical. The approved vaccines in India are safe for the public. Such cases are one in thousands and lakhs. Whenever a public decision is made, the experts will look into both the benefits and concerns. Citizens should come to take the vaccine jab and follow all the rules and safety regulations.

Also, there shouldn’t be a given notion that these effects are a result of the vaccine. The experts will analyse the situation and reports to give the exact reason. There should be no panic among the citizens.

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