“WHO is aware of 23 reports of deaths following COVID-19 vaccination in Norway ... We are in contact with the Norwegian health authorities and will closely follow the investigation into the cause and circumstances of all 23 deaths,” she said.

On January 14, it was reported that 23 people in Norway have died after being vaccinated against the coronavirus with the Pfizer vaccine.

Specialists are studying the cause of their death.

All deaths were recorded among people over 80 years old.

Pfizer's coronavirus vaccination began in Norway on December 27, with residents of Oslo nursing homes being the first to receive vaccinations. At the moment, more than 25 thousand people have been vaccinated.