The first reported cases of death after vaccination against Corona 19, and the government initiated an investigation into the association with vaccination.

Today (3rd), according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and each local government, two cases were reported, one in total, after vaccination in Goyang and Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do.

First of all, A in her 50s who received AstraZeneca vaccine at a nursing hospital in Ilsandong-gu, Goyang, Gyeonggi-do yesterday morning, suffered a heart attack and shortness of breath and recovered after receiving first aid.

In addition, at a nursing hospital in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do, Mr. B in his 60s, who received the AstraZeneca vaccine on the 27th of last month, showed symptoms such as high fever and systemic pain from the afternoon of the day after vaccination (28th). Eventually died this morning.

Both are male, and detailed information has not been disclosed at the request of the bereaved.

In this afternoon, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) Commissioner Jeong Eun-kyung said, "Currently, the KCDC is conducting an epidemiological investigation with the local government." "We plan to check the connection to vaccination."

However, Commissioner Chung said, "There have been many reports of deaths from underlying diseases or other causes after vaccination in countries around the world, but there have been no confirmed cases of death from Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccines currently being used as a result of the investigation." I hope you don't avoid vaccination with anxiety."

(Composition: Min Gyeong-ho, Photo: Kim Min-cheol, editor: Cha Hee-ju)