Saturday, November 14, 2009
Two people have died in China after receiving domestically manufactured vaccines against swine flu, Government said on Saturday.
The preliminary autopsy report of one of the deceased showed that the patient suffered a sudden cardiac death while results of the autopsy on the second person are still awaited, the Ministry of Health was quoted as saying by the Xinhua news agency.
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“Experts have basically ruled out the possibility that the patient’s sudden death was the result of immediate allergic reactions to the flu vaccines,” a statement on Ministry’s Website said.
Around 43 people have so far succumbed to swine flu in China due to the disease.