Two Odisha healthcare workers hospitalised after COVID-19 vaccination

Bhubaneswar: Odisha has reported two cases of Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFI) as two healthcare workers were hospitalised after administration of COVID-19 vaccine.

As per official sources, a 27-year-old staff nurse of Bargarh district received COVID-19 vaccine shot on January 16. She developed fever on the same day and was admitted to VIKASH Hospital in Bargarh for observation. Her condition is currently stable.

Similarly, a 45-year-old ASHA worker of Jagatsinghpur district was administered COVID-19 vaccine on January 19, following which she developed headache and fainting attack on the very day. She was then admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital, where her condition was stated to be stable.

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