EFENew Delhi

India on Tuesday confirmed the first death due to an adverse reaction to an anti-Covid vaccine, the only such incident verified by Indian authorities so far even as more than 250 million vaccine doses have been administered in the country in nearly five months.

A 68-year-old man died due to anaphylaxis after receiving a dose of Covishield - developed by British-Swedish lab AstraZeneca - on Mar. 8, the Indian health ministry's national Adverse Events Following Immunization (AEFI) committee said in a report. EFE