Singapore sees first Covid vaccine death

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Singapore introduced the demise of a 28-year-old Bangladeshi man, probably related to a Covid-19 vaccine. He died away 21 days after receiving the Moderna/Spikevax vaccine. The State Coroner has confirmed that the trigger of dying was myocarditis, an irritation of the heart muscle.
The MOH has additionally stated that the man’s death was a “medical misadventure” with the State Coroner’s official report suggesting the likelihood of the vaccine being a cause;
“On the steadiness of probabilities, it was more likely to be associated to Covid-19 vaccination”.
This is the first death related to Covid vaccination in Singapore.
Despite the unfortunate incident, the MOH has reassured the public that the incidence of myocarditis remains rare with reporting rates of zero.1 per a hundred,000 doses for the bivalent vaccines and 1.1 per one hundred,000 doses for the first vaccination sequence of the monovalent vaccines. The ministry reminded the basic public that there has only been one dying regardless of tens of millions of vaccines given.
“To date, greater than 17 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in Singapore by way of the National Vaccination Programme.”
The household of the deceased will receive a one-time monetary assistance of S$225,000 (about 5.eight million baht) underneath the Vaccine Injury Financial Assistance Programme supplied by MOH. The ministry can be working with the Ministry of Manpower to extend assistance to the household and facilitate their utility.
Since September 2021, vaccinated people are advised to refrain from intense physical exercise or exercise for 2 weeks after vaccination as a precautionary measure to minimize back the attainable risk of myocarditis.
“People with chest discomfort, irregular heartbeats or any other signs that arise after vaccination, should seek medical attention promptly. This will enable early diagnosis and applicable medical management of any rare extreme opposed occasions that may occur after vaccination.”
The Expert Committee on Covid Vaccination and the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) will be observing vaccine-related serious opposed events closely. Controversial update by the HSA has proven that the incidence of myocarditis is rare, and the MOH is confident within the safety of the vaccines..

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