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No antibodies after two doses of Sinovac, according to a trio

Posted on: Tuesday August 03, 2021

By: FMT

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PETALING JAYA: Three people, including a lawyer, who received two doses of the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, claimed to have tested negative for antibodies. Lawyer Varpal Singh Sagoo said he received his first dose on May 29 and his second on June 19. .

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Varpal, 60, said he had full confidence in the nurses who administered the vaccination and did not ask to see the syringe nor was he shown the contents before or after exercise. . “I did not experience any side effects or reactions after each dose except for arm pain,” he told FMT. However, after learning of the incidents of “white injections” being administered and due to the lack of side effects, he decided to have an antibody test on July 21 – 33 days after his second dose. He said the core protein test returned an unreactive or negative result, meaning there were no antibodies present. He said he now had doubts about its protection against the virus and, more importantly, against the various variants, including the Delta. “I will seek clarification from the Ministries of Health, Science, Technology and Innovation,” he said. In another case, an IT manager at Subang Jaya is unsure of who to contact after his 70-year-old mother, who also received two doses of the Sinovac vaccine, tested negative for antibodies. Ken told FMT his mother, who has high blood pressure, received her first dose on June 8 and her second on June 29. However, after reading press reports about people claiming to have been injected with empty syringes, she was tested for antibodies during a medical examination. installation in Subang Jaya on July 27, which came back negative.

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“My question now is: what should we do? Ken asked. “The doctor didn’t say what to do next. He just said my mother was negative for Covid-19 antibodies. “I remember reading somewhere that people who don’t have antibodies can make another appointment for a vaccine, but I don’t know how to do that. “I called the MySejahtera hotline and they told me they had no guidelines on what to do in these kinds of cases.” While Ken said he had doubts about the accuracy of the antibody test, a check on the health screening facility’s website indicates that the test is approved by the Medical Device Authority, a government agency reporting to from the Ministry of Health. It is also approved by the Institute for Medical Research (IMR) and the National Public Health Laboratory (MKAK). Internationally, the test has received emergency use authorization from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and received the CE mark, which allows it to be used in the European Union. . In another incident, a fully vaccinated woman in Klang, who also decided to have an antibody test, claimed the results showed no antibodies were present in her blood. In a letter to Klang District Health Unit Director and Director General of Health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, her lawyer said she received her first dose of the vaccine on May 19 and her second dose on May 9. June in two different places. Copies of the woman’s digital vaccination certificate and her test result were attached to the letter. “In view of the above, we hereby request that a second set of vaccinations by Pfizer be provided to our client without delay,” said the lawyer. FMT confirmed the veracity of the letter to the lawyer, who wishes to remain anonymous. There had been several reports of people claiming to have been vaccinated with “empty” syringes in the past month. On July 23, the Minister of Immunization, Khairy Jamaluddin, said that of the 16 million vaccines given so far, there were only 13 police reports of people claiming to have received placebo vaccines, if any. Khairy said the majority of the claims were found to be false, misunderstood or inconclusive, with some claims coming from people who believed they had not received a vaccine because they did not experience any side effects. * follow us on Instagram and join our Telegram and or WhatsApp channel (s) for the latest news you don’t want to miss
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