As a result of the evaluation by the authorities of 150 cases, including new deaths and severe cases after the COVID-19 vaccination, most of the causality with the vaccination was not recognized.

According to the COVID-19 Vaccination Response Promotion Team (Promotion Team) today (16th), the vaccination damage investigation team held its 30th meeting on the 10th of this month, and a total of 150 cases (36 deaths, 41 severe cases) including death and severe new cases and re-examination cases. , 73 cases of anaphylaxis).

As a result of the evaluation, only 24 cases of anaphylaxis were recognized as causal with vaccination, and 2 cases of severe disease were classified as 'insufficient evidence'.

In the other 49 cases of anaphylaxis, 39 cases of severe disease, and 36 cases of death, a causal relationship with vaccination was not recognized.

Of the 36 deaths, 34 newly reported cases ranged from 21 to 103 years old, and 27 of them had underlying diseases such as high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and ischemic heart disease.

The types of vaccine they received were 14 AstraZeneca (AZ), 14 Pfizer, 3 Moderna, 2 Janssen, and 1 cross-vaccination.

The damage investigation team comprehensively reviewed the effects of underlying diseases and vaccinations, and concluded that it was difficult to recognize causality with vaccinations for all 36 newly reported or re-examined deaths.

So far, the damage investigation team has reviewed a total of 2,263 cases, including 632 deaths, 852 severe cases, and 779 anaphylaxis cases.

Of these, only 276 cases of death (thrombocytopenic thrombosis, acute myocarditis), 5 cases of severe disease, and 269 cases of anaphylaxis were recognized for causality.

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