The 64-year-old unnamed well being care employee died on Jan. 21 a number of hours after receiving the vaccine.
“Through our investigation, we now have discovered extra particulars in regards to the particular person. We have discovered that not solely had he lately been identified with COVID-19, he additionally had underlying well being points, and had been exhibiting signs of sickness on the time the vaccine was administered,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
Authorities mentioned the person began complaining of uncomfortable side effects inside 10 minutes of vaccination. It was additionally beforehand introduced that the person examined constructive for the novel virus in late December.
“Clinical examination and lab outcomes have decided the COVID-19 vaccine has been dominated out as a contributing issue within the particular person’s loss of life.”
It stays unclear if the person obtained the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.
The vaccines might trigger uncomfortable side effects, like fever, chills, tiredness, headache and ache on the injection web site, however these are regular indicators the physique is constructing safety, based on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Serious allergic reactions from the vaccine are “exceedingly uncommon,” the CDC mentioned, and well being specialists keep that the dangers of COVID-19 illness far outweigh the dangers of any uncomfortable side effects from the vaccine.
The information comes after the loss of life of one other man in California, 60-year-old X-ray technician Tim Zook, who died 4 days after receiving his second Pfizer dose. The Orange County Coroner beforehand confirmed it was investigating Zook’s loss of life in an announcement emailed to Fox News. Additional exams and post-mortem findings will decide the reason for loss of life.