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One Person Dies After Taking Covid-19 Vaccine

One person is reported to have died in Kenya after taking the Covid-19 vaccine, Astra Zeneca-Oxford vaccine.

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Kenya has also confirmed that 279 other people have reported serious effects caused by the vaccine. Together with the 279, other 7 people also developed very serious conditions after taking the Astra Zeneca-Oxford vaccinations, reports Citizen Tv.

This follows earlier concerns about the safety of the vaccines after incidences of blood clotting was reported in European countries. The Kenyan government however, assured it's citizens of the vaccine's safety and encouraged them to go for it.

Together with the assurance, the government also stated that any major side effects, permanent damage or deaths caused by the vaccines in the country would be compensated. The country has however not reported any incidences of blood clotting due to the vaccine.

A probe has been launched to try and understand the manner of death and if there are substantial connections to the person's death and the admission of the vaccine.

The Astra Zeneca-Oxford vaccine arrived in the country from India, and is currently available to the public for vaccinations at no fee.

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