Rumor vs Reality
The vaccine is new and a special person died. The Fulton County Medical Examiner took the concerns seriously. They found 86 year old Hank Aaron died of natural causes – unrelated to the vaccine. His medical history included prostate issues, hypertension, and osteoarthritis.
The rate of allergic reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines are around the same as for any other vaccine. Over 10 million doses of the vaccine have been administered to date. Only 45 severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) occurred. Only one fatality is currently credibly linked to a vaccine-related allergic reaction.
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AFP Factcheck. “Hall of Famer Hank Aaron’s death unrelated to Covid-19 vaccination.”. 27 Jan 2021.
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