The Norwegian Medicines Agency announced that 23 people died after receiving the “Pfizer” and “Biotech” vaccine against “Covid-19”, while the country’s health authorities changed recommendations for vaccinating the elderly with this vaccine.
The agency noted that “all deaths were recorded among elderly people over 80 years and those with weak immunity.”
“These cases are not worrisome. It is clear that this vaccine has a tiny risk factor, with few exceptions when it comes to elderly patients who suffer from poor health,” the Norwegian channel “RK” quoted the agency’s spokesman, Steinar Madsen, as saying.
“The usual side effects could contribute to a more serious course of disease in the elderly,” he added.
The National Institute of Health added a change in its recommendations to vaccinate critically ill elderly patients.
The vaccination against the Coronavirus began in Norway with the “Pfizer” vaccine on December 27, and residents of nursing homes in Oslo received the first vaccinations.
And it has been announced that 25,000 people have been vaccinated with the aforementioned vaccine in Norway so far.