- Californian Dies Hours After Receiving COVID Vaccine as Investigation into Cause of Death Gets Underway
by LUKE KENTON FOR DAILYMAIL.COM, https://www.dailymail.co.uk/
* The individual, who has not been named, died in Placer County on Thursday
* They had tested positive for COVID-19 in late December, but died hours after receiving a dose of the vaccine, local officials said
* It’s unclear if the person was given the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine
* Police say the person’s death is being investigated with an autopsy due Monday
* Dr. Dean Blumberg, an infectious disease expert at UC Davis Children’s hospital, said he believes the person’s death is ‘probably not related to the vaccine’
A California resident who tested positive for COVID-19 in late December died last week several hours after receiving a shot of the vaccine, officials have announced. The individual, who has not been named, reportedly died in Placer County, in the greater Sacramento area, on Thursday. Their death was announced by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office in a Saturday Facebook post, with the department adding that the incident remains under investigation.