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Monk dies after getting Covid-19 vaccine, 3 others treated at the hospital

Tanutam Thawan



Photo via Facebook/กรมการแพทย์ (Department of Medical Services)

UPDATE: Reports now say the monk died just a few hours after receiving the vaccine.

A 71 year old monk died just a few hours after he was injected with the Covid-19 vaccine while 3 other monks at the same temple, Wat Samphanthawong Moranaphap in Bangkok, were taken to the hospital sometime after being injected with the vaccine to be treated for a high fever. One of them complained of chest tightness and difficulty breathing.

Medical examiners will do an autopsy of the deceased monk’s body to determine if his death is related to the Covid-19 vaccine. Health officials did not say which vaccine the monk received, but a report from Nation Thailand said the AstraZeneca vaccine is administered to monks of 60 while the Sinovac vaccine is given to those 18 to 59 years old.

At another Bangkok temple, Wat Traimit Withayaram Worawihan, 151 monks received their Covid-19 vaccine. No side effects were reported. The vaccinated monks are still advised to practice social distancing and to wear face masks, Deputy Public Health Minister Satit Pituthecha says.

SOURCES: Nation Thailand | Matichon Online


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    Friday, April 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The AZ vaccine claims another unfortunate victim..

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    Matt Miran

    Friday, April 2, 2021 at 5:46 pm

    “30 cases of “thromboembolic events” among the five million Europeans who have received the jab”. The problem with vaccines are the general public that doesn’t understand the reporting of clinical events. Once a vaccine is administered, that recipient is managed as if they are in a clinical trial. If an event takes place, it is recorded as an event associated with that vaccine (Good or Bad). Thirty deaths are never a good thing BUT, this number is within the normal range in the general population. Having said that, the 30 events are being studied further to reinforce confidence parameters.

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    Friday, April 2, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    FB you know that for sure do you?

    I’m guessing your preference is no vaccines and millions more dead, very good.

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    Friday, April 2, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    Monks a priority for the vacc?
    FB – you already have the post mortem result? Share it with us, please.

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    James R

    Friday, April 2, 2021 at 9:05 pm

    Reply to FB’s comment above.

    Thank god you have nothing to do with medicine.

    “The public health minister Mr Anutin Charnvirakul says the 71 year old monk had underlying conditions of severe diabetes and high blood pressure.

    An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death..” (Bangkok Post.)

    FB, do not jump to stupid conclusions as many other covid vaccine commentators do.

    Tens of millions of people have had the AZ vaccine including myself and many people I know and we are all fine.

    If he had been wearing blue underpants at the time of death would you also assume death was due to those?

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    Roger Bruce

    Friday, April 2, 2021 at 9:27 pm

    If from the same temple seem like the vaccine was corrupted
    In the pic notice, the helper holding the shoulder at the injection site is not wearing gloves

    Vaccine Has to be a certain temperature and given in a specific way

    I have no faith in Thai medical clinics
    All vaccinations should be from hospitals

    Good Luck Thailand

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    Nicole Louis

    Friday, April 2, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    This is not a safe vaccine if you look at some international websites and articles. Sad RIP

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    Friday, April 2, 2021 at 10:53 pm

    It’s obvious that even Thailand considers the available vaccines to differ in reliability and reliance. In this “Land of the Have’s/Have-nots” , it is likely that the vaccine is available for a price.

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    Clive G

    Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 3:37 am

    If someone dies it is always a COVID-19 death, yet if someone dies after taking the vaccine, it’s never the vaccine at fault

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    James R

    Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    Clive G

    You mean if someone is shot, run over by a car, has a heart attack it is always a Covid death, really?

    It is the vaccine’s fault sometimes, I think the number is 3 in a million, but the other million-3 live and have a very good chance of not getting the virus.

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    fuck a vaccine

    Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 4:15 am

    there are literally thousands of reports of adverse reactions to every single rushed “vaccine” that is out on the market now. Go and look at the vaers systems and see for yourself if you doubt it.

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    James R

    Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    Mr f*** a vaccine

    There are literally hundreds of millions of people around the world alive now due to vaccines even the ones which are rushed, a vaccine is not perfect but it is far better than not having one.

    It is about numbers, some die but most live, a bit like a war.

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    Amy Sukwan

    Monday, April 5, 2021 at 11:41 am

    The vaccine race will produce many adverse events. How could an untested therapy do other wise? For those agreeing that millions of doses given equals coincidental deaths in the other side, I have this to say. Average mortality is calculated by life insurance companies in first world countries on a YEARLY basis. Obviously an average 28 or 38 year old has little relative chance of dying before their 29th or 39th birthday, with caveats. If that person is in hospice with stage 4 breast cancer, it might be a miracle that they make it to 39. So when somebody dies 40 minutes or two hours after one of these shots, well, how many minutes are there in 365 days of a year? Unless they were hit by a bus or shot or beaten to death it’s really hard to say automatically no not related

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    Darren Appleby

    Thursday, June 10, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    @Matt Miran – 30? There have been thousands of vaccine related deaths

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