Thailand investigates a post-COVID-19 inoculation death

 Thailand investigates a post-COVID-19 inoculation death

Vials of COVID-19 vaccine. Photo: x3 / Pixabay.



Thai public health officials are investigating the death of a COVID-19 vaccine recipient.

Vice Minister of Public Health, Dr. Sophon Mekthon, said Friday that the fatality was one of two vaccine recipients who had developed severe side effects, with the deceased having suffered from an aortic aneurysm prior to inoculation and the other developing urticaria (hives).

An aortic aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the aorta, the large artery that carries blood from the heart through the chest and torso. The pressure of blood pumping through it can split the layers of the artery, allowing blood to leak between its layers, or burst and disgorge blood into the abdomen.

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