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The probe and the postmortem conducted into the two deaths that were reported following COVISHIELD vaccination, have revealed that the cause for deaths was not attributed to the vaccine and it had no links to it, Deputy Director General of Health Services Dr. Hemantha Herath said.

He told media that the Epidemiology Unit had taken pertinent steps to carry out investigation into the said deaths, reported in the Gampaha District.

“It has been concluded that the deaths have occurred not due to any effect of the vaccine,” Dr. Herath said.

The two men from Gampaha died on Wednesday (03) two days after vaccination.

Dr. Herath also urged people not to create unnecessary congestion and queueing up at vaccination centres but to use their common sense. (Sheain Fernandopulle)

  Comments - 10

  • Disillusioned Friday, 05 March 2021 06:57 PM

    Use common sense? Is this the same guy who thinks he is a geologist and advise mandatory cremations? He is a real multitalent.

    T.Broumin Friday, 05 March 2021 07:51 PM

    If the deaths are not due to the effects of the vaccine? Then how, please explain

    sara Friday, 05 March 2021 09:00 PM

    why don't you tell the real reason for the death?

    Ranaweera Friday, 05 March 2021 09:47 PM

    Even if it is related to the vaccine how do you know for sure. A very low number of people may have adverse reactions. But overall , vast majority have done better.

    Anna Friday, 05 March 2021 10:08 PM

    of course, people die of bloodpoison, diabetis, cancer, whatever but they are positive, it is a covid death, here, nobodh know but of course not vaccine related!!!

    Asela Chandrasoma Friday, 05 March 2021 10:17 PM

    What are the reasons for the two deaths? How do you rule out that the deaths are not related to Covid19 vaccine complications?

    dot Saturday, 06 March 2021 05:16 AM

    A Death after a vaccine is of concern for it tell us that people with pre vaccine medical conditions should be warned about side effects and refrain, be safe in isolation may be . .But when people jump the queue with an attitude of being privileged ..they forget how vulnerable they could be ..after all this vac is new and much more study has to be done says the scientist ..so please take care.

    Asiri Saturday, 06 March 2021 06:06 PM

    What a coincidence!!

    sara Saturday, 06 March 2021 06:36 PM

    you don't care about how they died , but saying they didn't die by the vaccine , what a care about patient! :(

    Ranaweera Monday, 08 March 2021 08:31 AM

    Guys , all these vaccines are still at experimental stage. So you take your chances. Do you want to get corona and die now or do you want to take the vaccine and take your chances. Either way you will die some day. The question is when do you want to die , now or later.


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