Covid-19: Sierra Leone probes woman's death after vaccination

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A health worker shows a vial of the AstraZeneca jab against the coronavirus, during a vaccination campaign at the El-Arjate prison near the capital Rabat, on May 26, 2021. 

Photo credit: Fadel Senna | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The 50-year-old health worker at Princess Christian Maternity Hospital (PCMH) reportedly died on June 22, a day after she had taken her first dose of the vaccine.

Health authorities in Sierra Leone are investigating a possible connection between a woman’s death and one of the Covid-19 vaccines being administered there.

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