Ukrainian servicewoman who died had shown no adverse reaction to COVID-19 vaccine - ministry

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KYIV, March 24 (Reuters) - A Ukrainian servicewoman who died two days after taking the AstraZeneca CoviShield vaccine had not complained of any ill effects after taking the shot, a statement on the health ministry's website said on Wednesday.

The statement urged the public not to jump to conclusions about the death, which is still being investigated, and said the woman had chronic cardiovascular disease and other comorbidities. Nine other people were given the vaccine from the same batch on the same day and had no ill effects, it said.

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Reporting by Natalia Zinets; writing by Matthias Williams; Editing by Alison Williams

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