Officers in Bali have reproached media shops for reporting that the dying of a person in Denpasar on Monday was associated to his latest COVID-19 vaccination.
The officers say the hyperlink has but to be established.
“It’s very regrettable that there are various information studies saying that the sufferer died due to the vaccine, when there is no such thing as a official rationalization from any competent celebration,” Gede Pramana, Head of the Communications, Informatics and Statistics Company in Bali, mentioned yesterday.
Pramana mentioned that detrimental studies concerning vaccinations which are introduced with out correct information might improve anxiousness among the many public.
On Monday, a person in his 40s recognized as MAM was discovered lifeless and alone within the room he rented at a boarding home (kost) in Denpasar. In accordance with the chief of the village the place MAM lived, the deceased bought his AstraZeneca vaccine shot final Saturday.
Bali Well being Company Chief Ketut Suarjaya mentioned MAM had been sick for a few week previous to his dying, and had been resting up in his residence so much as he suffered from complications and chilly sweats. He additionally confirmed that MAM had a historical past of hypertension, diabetes and ldl cholesterol.
“We can not conclude that [MAM] died due to the vaccine. After getting the vaccine there was an commentary and he was positive,” Suarjaya mentioned.
“So don’t make the connection that somebody dying is because of COVID or somebody dying just a few days after getting the vaccine is as a result of vaccine.”
Indonesia lately recalled almost half-a-million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine for evaluation amid considerations of extreme uncomfortable side effects and attainable hyperlinks to a number of deaths. Nevertheless, the Nationwide Fee on Put up-Immunization Accidents (Komnas KIPI) mentioned that as of final Friday, there have been no deaths associated to any COVID-19 vaccination in Indonesia.
“The outcomes of investigations on suspected deaths as a result of Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines confirmed that they had been unrelated to the vaccines, however had been because of underlying sicknesses,” the fee mentioned in an announcement.
These sicknesses embrace coronary heart illness, impaired kidney operate, diabetes, and uncontrolled hypertension.
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