DISINFO: 29 people have died in Norway after receiving the Pfizer vaccine
  • Outlet: ntv.md (archived)*
  • Date of publication: January 19, 2021
  • Outlet language(s): Romanian
  • Reported in: Issue 228
  • Countries / regions discussed: Norway
coronavirus health vaccination

DISINFO: 29 people have died in Norway after receiving the Pfizer vaccine


Norway has a total of 29 deaths in people over 75 who have received the first dose of Pfizer Covid vaccine, and scientists are carefully looking at which groups to target in national immunization programmes.


Health authorities in Norway sought to allay safety concerns raised by the death of some elderly patients after they were vaccinated against Covid-19, saying there’s no evidence of a direct link.

According to Bloomberg.com, the initial reports from Norway raised alarm as the world looks for early signs of potential side effects from the vaccines. Although doctors say it’s possible that vaccine side-effects could aggravate underlying illnesses, nursing-home residents are known to be among the frailest and sickest elderly patients.

See here other misinformation that leads to the message that the Pfizer vaccine is ineffective.


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