Use of two flu vaccines should stop temporarily after deaths in South Korea: MOH
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- Categories: Asia, Health
SINGAPORE – Health authorities have advised against the use of two influenza vaccines – SKYCellflu Quadrivalent and VaxigripTetra – after people who received them in South Korea died.
No deaths associated with influenza vaccination have been recorded here, noted the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Sunday (Oct 25), adding: “This is a precautionary measure following reported deaths after influenza vaccination in South Korea.”
Information from South Korean authorities noted that seven brands of influenza vaccine had been administered to the people who died in South Korea.