Singapore suspends using two FLU vaccines after 48 patients die in South Korea

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Singapore has temporarily halted the use of two influenza vaccines as a precaution after some people who received them in South Korea died, becoming among the first countries to publicly announce a halt of the vaccines’ use.
South Korea
reported that 48 have died as of Saturday after getting flu shots
but said it would carry on with the state-run vaccination programme as they found no direct link between the deaths and the shots.

No deaths associated with influenza vaccination have been reported in Singapore to date but the decision to halt the use of SKYCellflu Quadrivalent and VaxigripTetra was precautionary, the health ministry and the Health Sciences Authority (HAS) said in a statement late on Sunday.

www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/3107075/singapore-halts-flu-vaccines-after-48-patients-die-south

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