OREANDA-NEWS. At least 135 cases of side effects of the drug from Pfizer and BioNTech have been identified in France, nine elderly people have died after vaccination, but the link between vaccination and death has not been established, the National Agency for the Safety of Medicines said.

It is noted that most of the 135 unwanted adverse reactions "are related to expected or non-serious consequences." In particular, the vaccinated have high fever, headache and nausea. In total, 31 cases of serious side effects were recorded, including four cases of tachycardia, and, according to the department, these messages will be carefully investigated further.

In a statement, the agency said: “Among these severe cases, nine deaths were recorded. Elderly people living in nursing homes who had chronic diseases and were difficult to treat have died. Given the data available to date, there is no reason to believe. that these deaths in the elderly are related to vaccinations. "

Earlier, a World Health Organization committee said it sees no evidence of the impact of the Pfizer and BioNTech coronavirus vaccines on deaths in the elderly, and called for continued use of the drug from these companies.