South Korean Health Minister Park Neung-hoo receiving his flu shot as part of efforts to demonstrate the safety of vaccinations administered under the state-led programme. Photo: YNA/DPA South Korean Health Minister Park Neung-hoo receiving his flu shot as part of efforts to demonstrate the safety of vaccinations administered under the state-led programme. Photo: YNA/DPA
South Korean Health Minister Park Neung-hoo receiving his flu shot as part of efforts to demonstrate the safety of vaccinations administered under the state-led programme. Photo: YNA/DPA

Flu vaccine deaths: South Korean officials line up for shots after deaths fuel rumours of shoddy vaccines

  • The head of the Disease Control and Prevention Agency received a flu jab on Thursday as part of the government’s attempt to bolster public trust in the vaccines
  • A total of 71 people have died after getting flu shots, although the government said there was no link between the inoculations and the deaths

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
South Korean Health Minister Park Neung-hoo receiving his flu shot as part of efforts to demonstrate the safety of vaccinations administered under the state-led programme. Photo: YNA/DPA South Korean Health Minister Park Neung-hoo receiving his flu shot as part of efforts to demonstrate the safety of vaccinations administered under the state-led programme. Photo: YNA/DPA
South Korean Health Minister Park Neung-hoo receiving his flu shot as part of efforts to demonstrate the safety of vaccinations administered under the state-led programme. Photo: YNA/DPA
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