Vivekh's Death Is Not Related To Vaccine, Confirms AEFI Govt Panel

Popular actor Vivekh died on April 17, 2021, two days after he took his COvid-19 vaccine.

By Anoop Sai Bandi, October 22, 2021 16:46 IST

Actor Vivekh breathed his last on April 17, 2021, two days after he took his Covid-191 vaccination. Vivekh's death came as a huge shock to everyone. It also gave birth to rumors that Vivekh could have died because of the side effect of the Covid-19 vaccine. Now, the Immunization Division of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said that Vivek's death was coincidental and not related to the vaccine he took on April 15. He received a shot of Covaxin two days ahead of his death. Now, this news could come as a huge relief to the government officials in Tamil Nadu. This could also boost the vaccination efforts in the state. The efforts of the government officials slowed down after Vivekh's death.
 
The AEFI committee report stands as the final link to establish a person's cause of death. The report also suggested that Vivek suffered Acute myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock with ventricular fibrillation in a known case of hypertension.’ Vivekh died at SIMS Hospital in Vadapalani in Chennai. The doctors who treated him revealed that he had 100 % blockage in the left anterior descending artery, which lead to a massive heart attack. Back then TN Health secretary J Radhakrishnan also announced that the Covid-19 vaccine is unlikely to cause a heart attack.

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