An aged lady with pre-existing medical situations has died hours after receiving her COVID-19 vaccine in a Queensland aged care house.
It’s understood the 82-year-old acquired a dose of the Pfizer vaccine on the Springwood Yurana Aged Care Facility on Wednesday, earlier than she died within the afternoon.
Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly mentioned “at this stage there aren’t any indicators of any causal hyperlink”.
“Any occasion that occurs following vaccination is absolutely investigated,” Professor Kelly mentioned.
“Sadly greater than 1000 folks move in aged care each week. It’s inevitable, as the top of the TGA has famous, that this can embody individuals who have been not too long ago vaccinated.
“It may be anticipated that older and extra frail folks in an aged care setting could move away attributable to development of underlying illness or pure causes, this doesn’t imply the vaccine has contributed to this.”
The lady had a lung situation, in keeping with the Courier Mail.
It comes as authorities examine whether or not a Victorian man’s uncommon blood clotting dysfunction was brought on by his AstraZeneca jab.
The person acquired the vaccine on March 22.
A small variety of folks in Europe and the UK have introduced with the blood clotting dysfunction however a causal hyperlink with the AstraZeneca vaccine is but to be established.