The Ministry of Health reported this Friday (21) that it was notified and followed the investigation conducted by the Center for Epidemiological Surveillance of the State Department of Health of São Paulo on Thursday (20), which concluded that vaccine against Covid -19 no caused cardiac arrest in a ten-year-old child in Lençóis Paulista.
The investigation was carried out by more than ten specialists and pointed out that the child had a rare congenital disease.
The folder said in a statement that the patient has an alteration in the electrocardiogram, characteristic of Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome.
The disease is a congenital condition that causes the heart to have tachycardia attacks and is the most common cause of sudden death from ventricular arrhythmia.
In a note, the Ministry of Health explained that Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, until then undiagnosed and unknown to the family, led the child to have a tachycardia crisis, which resulted in instability in blood circulation.
The text says that the Ministry of Health continues to monitor the occurrence of post-vaccination adverse events in partnership with municipal and state departments.
According to the folder, adverse event records are reported in the e-SUS System by public health professionals, including immunization errors, following the established pattern.
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One child had changes in heart rate. According to reports from his parents, he even fainted 12 hours after the vaccine was administered. She was taken to the private health network for care in Botucatu, where she remains stable and under observation, according to her family.
The investigation of the case was carried out by more than ten specialists and pointed out that the child had a rare congenital disease, unknown until then by the family, which triggered the clinical condition. “There is no causal relationship between vaccination and the clinical picture presented”, says the agency in a note.
The São Paulo State Department of Health also reinforced the importance of vaccination and reaffirmed “that all immunizers approved by Anvisa are safe and effective”.
Reference: CNN Brasil