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Vaccine For Covid-19 Not Behind Sudden Deaths Among Young Adults In India: ICMR Study

The study titled ‘Factors associated with sudden deaths among adults aged 18-45 years in India -- a multicentric matched case-control study’ by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), referred to a host of factors that may increase the risk of sudden deaths.

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In a recent comprehensive study, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) asserted that the Covid-19 vaccination was not reponsible for unexplained sudden deaths among young adults in India. Moreover, the sudy emphasised on the fact that instaed of causing deaths, administration of Covid-19 vaccines increases the likelihood of reduction of such fatalities.

ICMR's study came amid reports of sudden deaths of young adults including popular Malayalam TV actor Dr Priya after suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest.

About the ICMR report

The study titled ‘Factors associated with sudden deaths among adults aged 18-45 years in India -- a multicentric matched case-control study’ by ICMR, referred to a host of factors that may increase the risk of sudden deaths.

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From a history of severe Covid-19 infection, binge drinking to use of recreational drugs or substances are responsible for deaths within 48 hours, the list causes is pretty long.

As per media reports, the sample size of the studyencompassed cases of apparently healthy individuals aged 18-45 years with no underlying health issues who died suddenly from unexplained causes between October 1, 2021 and March 31, 2023.

Earlir, Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya cited the ICMR study and said that those who had earlier suffered a severe bout of Covid must not overexert themselves for a year or two to avoid heart attacks and cardiac arrests.

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