Two women over the age of 80 have died in Spain after being vaccinated with two doses of a coronavirus drug due to subsequent infection with COVID-19.
According to El Mundo, citing the autonomous community health department, both deaths occurred in April and are the first such deaths in Extremadura in people with a full immunization since the Spanish vaccination campaign, which began on December 27, 2020.
In addition to these two cases, there is another person on official records who died in March after receiving one dose of the vaccine.
The submission clarifies that the Extremadura Health Service (SES) rates the two deaths as “vaccine failures” after receiving doses from Pfizer or Modern.
Since April 1, 2020, a total of seven people over 80 have died in Extremadura, according to official figures cited by the publication.
On April 1, it was reported that in Ibiza, Spain, the first baby with antibodies to coronavirus was born to a vaccinated mother working in the medical field. It was clarified that in Spain, pregnant women associated with the health sector are recommended to be vaccinated with drugs from the BioNTech – Pfizer consortium, as well as the vaccine from Moderna.