Second ‘probable’ death from Covid-19 vaccine in NZ – Expert Reaction

The Covid-19 Vaccine Independent Safety Monitoring Board said the heart inflammation condition is treatable, and people should be made aware of its symptoms at the time of vaccination. These symptoms include chest pain, tightness or discomfort, shortness of breath or abnormal heartbeat – and potentially fever. The Board says the benefits of vaccination for COVID-19 continue to greatly outweigh the risk of such rare side effects.

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