180 people died after Covid vaccination in India
Published : Saturday, 10 April, 2021 at 10:46 PM Count : 509
As many as 180 people have died in India till March 29, after being vaccinated against coronavirus, reported The Hindu.
Quoting data from the official body tracking adverse events following immunisation, or AEFI, the newspaper reported that 124 of the180 deaths have so far been classified for their causes.
Of these 124 deaths, more than 63 (nearly 51%) have been categorised as being caused due to acute coronary syndrome (a range of conditions associated with sudden, reduced blood flow to the heart), or heart attacks. Another 11 deaths (12%) are due to strokes.
Jacob John, a virologist at Christian Medical College in Vellore, who was quoted by The Hindu, analysed the 124 deaths.
Ninety-three of these 124 deaths occurred within three days after vaccination, according to John.
In the period between the fourth and seventh days after the shot, 18 people died. Eleven of the fatalities took place 8-28 days after vaccination.