Because of poor storage … what did a bad flu vaccine do in South Korea?

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Immediately get rid of 5 million doses

At a time when the world is panting to fight the emerging corona virus that has infected tens of millions, South Korea announced that dozens of people have died after receiving a corrupt flu vaccine as part of a government vaccination campaign.

As winter approaches, governments are urging their citizens to vaccinate against the influenza virus, whose symptoms are similar to Corona. To reduce the incidence of the common disease that increases its spread in this season.

But in South Korea, public concern about the safety of influenza vaccinations has escalated, after at least 48 people died this October; After receiving vaccinations; According to “Sky News Arabia.”

About 5 million doses were eliminated during the month of September, after they were left at room temperature. While it should have been placed in coolers.

However, the authorities said that they did not find a direct link between the deaths and the vaccination doses, and sought to reassure their citizens of the safety of the influenza vaccine, the disease that causes at least 3 thousand deaths annually across South Korea.

“The benefits of vaccination are much greater than its side effects,” Health Minister Pak Nyung-ho said during a press briefing, and this is agreed upon by WHO experts and local and foreign experts.

Seoul urged its citizens to vaccinate against influenza in the free government campaign, and to reduce the chances of an outbreak coinciding with the battle against the Corona virus.

Last year, nearly 1,500 elderly people died within 7 days of receiving the influenza vaccine. But the government said these deaths had nothing to do with vaccinations.

On the other hand, Singapore has temporarily stopped the use of two influenza vaccines as a precaution, after dozens of those who received them in South Korea died To become one of the first countries to publicly announce a moratorium on vaccines

Singapore’s Ministry of Health and Health Sciences Authority said in a statement, Sunday, that “no deaths related to influenza vaccination have been reported in the country so far, but the decision to stop using the two vaccines was a precaution.

The statement continued that the Health Sciences Authority “is in contact with the South Korean authorities to obtain more information, as they are investigating to determine whether the deaths are related to influenza vaccines.”

Singapore’s health authorities have confirmed that two other influenza vaccines may continue to be used.

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Because of poor storage … what did a bad flu vaccine do in South Korea?

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At a time when the world is panting to fight the emerging corona virus that has infected tens of millions, South Korea announced that dozens of people have died after receiving a corrupt influenza vaccine as part of a government vaccination campaign.

As winter approaches, governments are urging their citizens to vaccinate against the influenza virus, whose symptoms are similar to Corona. To reduce the incidence of the common disease, which increases its spread in this season.

But in South Korea, public concern about the safety of influenza vaccinations has escalated, after at least 48 people died this October; After receiving vaccinations; According to “Sky News Arabia.”

About 5 million doses were eliminated during the month of September, after they were left at room temperature. While it should have been placed in coolers.

However, the authorities said that they did not find a direct link between the deaths and the vaccination doses, and sought to reassure their citizens of the safety of the influenza vaccine, the disease that causes at least 3 thousand deaths annually across South Korea.

“The benefits of vaccination are much greater than its side effects,” Health Minister Pak Nyung-ho said during a press briefing, and this is agreed upon by WHO experts and local and foreign experts.

Seoul urged its citizens to vaccinate against influenza in the free government campaign, and to reduce the chances of an outbreak coinciding with the battle against the Corona virus.

Last year, nearly 1,500 elderly people died within 7 days of receiving the influenza vaccine. But the government said these deaths had nothing to do with vaccinations.

On the other hand, Singapore has temporarily stopped the use of two influenza vaccines as a precaution, after the death of dozens of those who received them in South Korea; To become one of the first countries to publicly announce a moratorium on vaccines.

The Ministry of Health and Health Sciences Authority in Singapore said in a statement, on Sunday, that “no deaths related to influenza vaccination have been reported in the country so far, but the decision to stop using the two vaccines was precautionary.

The statement added that the Health Sciences Authority “is in contact with the South Korean authorities to obtain more information, as they are investigating to determine whether the deaths are related to influenza vaccines.”

And health authorities in Singapore confirmed that two other influenza vaccines may continue to be used.

October 27, 2020 – Rabi` Al-Awal 10, 1442

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Immediately get rid of 5 million doses

At a time when the world is panting to fight the emerging corona virus that has infected tens of millions, South Korea announced that dozens of people have died after receiving a corrupt influenza vaccine as part of a government vaccination campaign.

As winter approaches, governments are urging their citizens to be vaccinated against the influenza virus, whose symptoms are similar to Corona; To reduce the incidence of the common disease that increases its spread in this season.

But in South Korea, public concern about the safety of influenza vaccinations has escalated, after at least 48 people died this October; After receiving vaccinations; According to “Sky News Arabia.”

About 5 million doses were eliminated during the month of September, after they were left at room temperature. While it should have been placed in coolers.

However, the authorities said that they did not find a direct link between the deaths and the vaccination doses, and sought to reassure their citizens of the safety of the influenza vaccine, the disease that causes at least 3 thousand deaths annually across South Korea.

“The benefits of vaccination are much greater than its side effects,” Health Minister Pak Nyung-ho said during a press briefing, and this is agreed upon by WHO experts and local and foreign experts.

Seoul urged its citizens to vaccinate against influenza in the free government campaign, and to reduce the chances of an outbreak coinciding with the battle against the Corona virus.

Last year, nearly 1,500 elderly people died within 7 days of receiving the influenza vaccine. But the government said these deaths had nothing to do with vaccinations.

On the other hand, Singapore has temporarily stopped the use of two influenza vaccines as a precaution, after the death of dozens of those who received them in South Korea; To become one of the first countries to publicly announce a moratorium on vaccines.

The Ministry of Health and Health Sciences Authority in Singapore said in a statement, on Sunday, that “no deaths related to influenza vaccination have been reported in the country so far, but the decision to stop using the two vaccines was precautionary.

The statement continued that the Health Sciences Authority “is in contact with the South Korean authorities to obtain more information, as they are investigating to determine whether the deaths are related to influenza vaccines.”

Singapore’s health authorities have confirmed that two other influenza vaccines may continue to be used.

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