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Initial investigation finds woman’s death not related to receiving 2nd Sinovac dose




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Officials say a 23 year old woman’s death, after recently receiving a second Sinovac jab, is not related to the Covid-19 vaccine. The findings are from an initial investigation into her death by the Ministry of Public Health. The woman received the second dose of the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine in Samut Sakhon province at her workplace on April 21. 1 day later, she developed a severe headache and started vomiting 30 minutes after eating an unknown kind of food supplement. She was admitted to hospital that day and her condition deteriorated. A team of doctors found that she had developed the most severe symptoms of encephalopathy, also known as brain damage.

Chawetsan Namwat from the Emergency Health Hazard and Disease Control Division, part of the Public Health Ministry, made a statement shortly after her relatives took to the media to request an investigation into her death.

“We will perform an autopsy on her body to determine the true cause of her death. We have yet to find a death we could attribute to the vaccine. There is no need to suspend the roll-out as we strongly believe it can and will help to bring the outbreak under control. However, it is our duty to investigate and we will let the public know once the facts become clearer.”

The ministry later held a press conference detailing the results of the medical investigation’s report from the committee on Adverse Events Following Immunisation. Taweesap Siraprapasiri, an expert at the Department of the Disease Control backed the findings.

“Her death has nothing to do with the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine. She experienced critical symptoms after eating a kind of supplementary food. It is seen as a coincidence.”
Taweesap said that the committee yesterday forwarded the medical report of the case to the ministry after it had been submitted for investigation following a complaint from her relatives who were concerned that the death might be linked to the Sinovac vaccine she had recently been given.

Chawetsan says autopsies were performed on 2 others, who died shortly after being inoculated, found that their deaths were caused by pre-existing conditions. The autopsies ruled out the Sinovac vaccine as a cause of death in both cases.

The woman was pronounced dead on April 23. Her funeral rites are being held at a temple in her hometown of Ang Thong.

SOURCE: The Phuket News

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    John Schnitzel

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Right, sinovack is safe and sound! Let’s get all politicians, rich & famous get vaccinated with it. I will wait for pfizer or moderna… thank you very much.

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    Team no mask

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    Shouldn’t only the old and weak consider needing a vaccine. I know Bill gates Mentone this yesterday. He straight up said, it would be nice if the old and weak were vaccinated. And if you’re afraid of covid, should those people get the vaccine, because now they’re safe. The people who are not afraid are a much smaller group who can think independently from the brainwashing fear mongering media. And this small group won’t lead to overwhelmed hospitals if they all get sick and die. Besides doesn’t team mask just want team no mask to go crawl in a cave and die since they refuse to believe the bought and paid for media? Because they refuse to comply with orders, because they can do the maff and conclude covid is dangerous to only the old and weak. But this thinking for one self really bothers team mask.

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    Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 2:33 pm

    well you think you will ever really know the truth?

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    Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 3:58 pm

    @John Schnitzel – With no medical evidence whatsoever, well done.

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    Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 4:34 pm

    @John, you are still waiting for ? that is pity,show your politicians three fingers.

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    Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    My understanding is that a toxicity lab report takes a few months? correct me if i am wrong – and also as its an experimental therapy how can one be so quick to dismiss all as not being related – maybe it could be some food related incident but then should this be listed as a warning and not dismissed – ie if you have a pre existing or allergy to something shouldnt this be advised to people before they get the jab- after al this is why they do the tests to see how many symptoms were lessened, how many no effect, how many adverse effects, how many die? Also all drugs have a warning leaflet inside the box – perhaps as this was rushed to market the didnt have time to include this? I would consider that anyone that new this poor young lady would be shying away from any vax now. My condolences to the family and friends of the young lady

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    Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 10:02 pm

    No one in China would be surprise by a story claiming a death was from something other than the Chinese vaccine.

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    Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 2:57 pm

    In the Philippines, a doctor died from the Sinovac, after 2 doses but the government refuses to see the link as seen in many cases around the globe.

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