December 31 Recently, an elderly man in a Swiss nursing home died after being vaccinated against Pfizer. He was the first people in the country to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. The Swiss Drug Administration also responded to this.
According to foreign media such as the New York Post, the 91-year-old was vaccinated against Pfizer on December 24 and complained about urinary tract and abdominal pain on the 26th. Subsequently, blood pressure dropped and pulses accelerated.
On the 28th, his hospital did not report that his condition had deteriorated, but on the 29th, the old man died soon.
After the incident was reported by several media, the Swiss Drug Administration also confirmed it, but said that the old man suffered from multiple diseases and believed that there was little possibility of a link between his death and Pfizer vaccine.
Pfizer also said in a statement that they had been aware of the incident, saying that they were “with the family of the deceased”.
Switzerland has now administered 107,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, and is expected to be vaccinated at 250,000 doses a month starting in 2021, according to Reuters.
media also pointed out that in Israel, a 75-year-old man died of a heart attack two hours after being vaccinated against Pfizer. The Israeli Ministry of Health said that no incidents were found to be related to vaccination.