authorities said they would find out whether or not the reason people died because of the vaccine through a quick investigation.
However, he said, “It is not a situation to stop vaccination against the flu as a clear causal relationship has not yet emerged.”
Reporter Ahn Sang-woo will deliver this information.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first investigated 9 dead and those who received the same vaccine in the same hospital.
Of the 470 confirmed so far, eight reported nausea or partial pain, but the authorities explained that there were no serious reports.
The vaccines for those who died were also products produced by five different companies.
[Kim Joong-gon/Director of Vaccination Damage Investigation Group, Korea Disease Control Administration: Many people who received the same vaccine were okay without any other problems, so we concluded that the problem of the vaccine itself could be ruled out.]
Of the 9 deaths, 5 were high blood pressure, I had underlying diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and allergic rhinitis.
The National Institute of Scientific Investigation is conducting autopsies on two of the dead, and other dead people are expected to perform autopsies soon.
[Kim Joong-gon/Director of Vaccination Damage Investigation Group, Korea Disease Control Agency: There is no autopsy result, so there was no evidence that there was a direct relationship to vaccination based on the current data.]
Those who have received flu vaccine 1 Of the 12.97 million people, 83.6 million received the free vaccination.
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will continue to investigate adverse reactions of the vaccine through the vaccination damage investigation team.
(Video editing: Choi Jin-hwa)
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