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S. Korea to investigate two deaths after AstraZeneca shot

Health officials in South Korea announced on Wednesday they will investigate the deaths of two people who died earlier in the day after receiving the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

According to Yonhap, the two patients with pre-existing conditions who died after their vaccinations experienced symptoms of blood poisoning, pneumonia and a series of heart attacks. Authorities will probe whether the pair died from the vaccine's side effects.

South Korea began vaccinations last week.

Breaking the News / JC