During this day, a version of the death due to having received the Sputnik V vaccine was circulated, of a first corporal who worked as a nurse at the Zapala Regiment hospital. Immediately, Health Minister Andrea Peve came out to deny the information and sent her condolences to the family.
“Regarding the rumors that involve a deceased person, it should be clarified that he had not received the Sputnik V vaccine. We accompany your family at this time and we regret that your pain is increased by such false news“, said the official on her Twitter account.
Journalistic sources in the city of Zapala confirmed that the corporal had not first received the vaccine and that he died of cardiorespiratory arrest. The woman was a patient recovered from coronavirus and had been left with some consequences of the disease.
Peve further added that “on adverse events allegedly attributable to vaccination and immunization (Esavi) We confirm that the province of Neuquén has reported 2.5% to date on a total of 1,800 doses applied to Health personnel “.
The official also assured that heThe vaccination campaign will continue as previously planned as soon as the second batch of doses is received from the Ministry of Health of the Nation.
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