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South Africa Confirms First Death ‘Causally Linked’ to COVID-19 Vaccine

By Megan Redshaw

South Africa’s health regulator today confirmed a person died as a direct result of receiving Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine.

It is the country’s first death officially attributed to a COVID-19 vaccine, officials said.

The person died of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) soon after being given the J&J shot, Reuters reported.

GBS is a rare neurological disorder in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks part of its peripheral nervous system, the network of nerves located outside of the brain and spinal cord.

GBS symptoms can range from mild, brief muscle weakness to paralysis, leaving the patient unable to breathe independently…

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