2 health care workers hospitalised after receiving COVID-19 vaccine
January 22, 2021  10:44
Two health care workers were admitted to hospital as they reported Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) after receiving jab of COVID-19 vaccine in Odisha, official sources said. 

The condition of both the health care workers in Jagatsinghpur and Bargarh district was stated to be stable, they said on Thursday. A 45-year-old female ASHA worker of Jagatsinghpur district was administered COVID-19 vaccine on January 19, following which she developed a 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, an official said. A 27-year-old female staff nurse of Bargarh district received COVID-19 vaccine shot on January 16. She developed fever on the same day and was admitted to hospital in Bargarh for observation. Her condition is currently stable, the official said. -- PTI
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