A controversy erupted following the death of a 46-year-old government hospital employee in Moradabad on Sunday, around 24 hours after receiving the primary dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

While the family of the deceased, Mahipal Singh, alleged that his health deteriorated following the dose, Moradabad Chief medic (CMO) MC Garg claimed that the death isn’t linked to vaccination. Singh was given the vaccine shot on Saturday afternoon, and he died subsequent day after complaining of congestion and pain within the chest. He was working as a ward boy at the Moradabad District Hospital.

The postmortem report found cardiogenic or septicemic shock thanks to cardiopulmonary disease because the immediate explanation for death. The postmortem report added that both his lungs showed pus pockets, while the guts has fatty degeneration of myocardium with hypertrophy of the proper ventricle. There also were large amounts of clotted blood in aorta and heart chambers. Both the lungs, heart and blood samples of the deceased are preserved for histopathological examination.

Deceased’s son Vishal Singh has alleged that the death is linked to the vaccine dose. ” i might say that whatever happened is due to the vaccine and that i would really like to carry responsible the govt which is getting people vaccinated… After getting the vaccine dose, he came out around 1.30 pm. I brought him home, and he was having breathlessness. He had minor Pneumonia along side a traditional cough and cold before the vaccine, but after getting the shot his condition deteriorated,” he said to the media. Sources on the brink of the family alleged that Singh wasn’t subjected to a checkup before receiving the vaccine.

Denying the allegations, the CMO said that the death doesn’t appear to possess been caused by the vaccine as Singh reported to his night duty on Saturday and he was perfectly fine. “On Sunday afternoon he complained of pain and congestion and breathlessness. By the time he was rushed to the district hospital he died. The Covid vaccine was given to him on Saturday afternoon. It doesn’t appear that this is often due to the reaction of the vaccine as he came on night duty on Saturday and he was perfectly fine,” said CMO Garg.

The government has also insisted that the death of the person isn’t directly associated with the vaccine as he died thanks to attack . Earlier on Saturday, total 22,643 doctors and healthcare workers, which are quite 71 percent of listed 31,700, got the primary dose of their vaccines at 317 centres across the state.

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