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By Adrian Lim
MIRI, June 28: The death of a 57-year-old woman, who passed away after being vaccinated on June 26 here, was not due to the side effects of the vaccine.
State Health director Datuk Dr Mohamed Sapian Mohamed, in a press statement, today clarified that early investigation of her autopsy report revealed that the patient experienced signs of a heart attack two or three days prior to her death.
He added her autopsy report also showed that there were no signs of anaphylaxis or allergy found due to vaccination.
“The death case is still under investigation at Miri Hospital and is awaiting further results from the tests performed.
“The case, a 57-year-old woman had a history of comorbidities of diabetes and hypertension.
“The individual had taken her vaccination on June 26 at 9.20am at Miri Hospital vaccination centre (PPV),” he said.
He revealed that during observation at the observation area, she had complained of nausea, chill and was vomiting at 9.30am and was immediately treated at the resuscitation zone by medical experts.
However, he said, the woman’s health condition deteriorated and she was transferred to the Emergency Department of Miri Hospital for further treatment.
“Emergency aid was performed on her for about 40 minutes but she was pronounced dead at 11.10am,” he added.
Dr Mohamed Sapian urged the people not to speculate on the case but obtain information from credible sources.— DayakDaily