According to Daily Mail, the mother-of-two suffered a ‘sudden death’ reception on New Year’s Day 48 hours after receiving the jab, raising serious questions over the security and efficiency of the vaccine.
“She was okay. She hadn’t had any health problems.
‘She had the Covid-19 vaccine but she didn’t have any symptoms. I don’t know what happened. I just want answers. i would like to understand what led to my daughter’s death,” Ms Acevedo’s father Abilio Acevedo was quoted as saying by Portuguese daily Correio da Manha.
Ms Acevedo’s employers confirmed that the deceased woman had been inoculated with coronavirus vaccine on December 30, adding that they had not been notified of any ‘undesirable effect’ when she was vaccinated or within the hours afterwards.
“With regards to the overtime of an operational assistant from the Porto IPO on January 1, 2021, the Board of Directors confirms the event and expresses sincere regret to family and friends within the certainty that this loss is additionally felt here,” the Portuguese Institute of Oncology said during a statement.
“The explanation of the explanation for death will follow the standard procedures in these circumstances,” the statement further added.
Ms Acevedo’s daughter Vania Figueredo said her mother had only complained about the ‘normal’ discomfort within the area where she was jabbed but was otherwise fine, the report added.
Ms Acevedo was one among 538 Porto IPO workers who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
Meanwhile, Portugal’s Ministry of Health has been informed about the incident.