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Write-up: death unexplained; Chest tightness; Chest pain; Generally unwell; This is a spontaneous report received from the Regulatory Agency. Regulatory Authority Report Number: GB-MHRA-WEBCOVID-20210113081829, Safety Report Unique Identifier: GB-MHRA-ADR 24587106. A contactable other healthcare professional reported that a 54-years-old male patient received bnt162b2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE, lot number: EE8493, expiration date: unknown), via an unspecified route of administration on 05Jan2021 at a single dose for COVID-19 immunization. Medical history included obesity; health questionnaire highlighted 1 risk factor as obesity. No other health contraindications noted in the assessment. The patient''s concomitant medications were not reported. It was unsure if the patient has had symptoms associated with COVID-19. The patient has not been tested/or has had an inconclusive test for COVID-19. The patient is not enrolled in clinical trial. The staff member received the vaccine on Tuesday (05Jan2021) as part of the vaccination programme, felt generally unwell, returned to work and worked for the rest of the week. On Friday (08Jan2021), the patient reported to the line manager, feeling generally unwell with some mild chest tightness. The patient was advised to attend meeting but refused and was sent home with the guidance to seek medical help if not better. According to a family member, the chest pain increased during the evening, 999 was called but the patient died prior to arrival. Paramedics attempted resuscitation for approximately 45 minutes but were unsuccessful. The patient has not tested positive for COVID-19 since having the vaccine. The patient died on 08Jan2021. The outcome of the rest of the events was unknown. It was not reported if an autopsy was performed. No follow-up attempts are possible. No further information is expected.; Reported Cause(s) of Death: Death unexplained
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