- Sonia Acevedo suffered a ‘sudden death’ on New Year’s Day 48 hours after jab
- The 41-year-old mother-of-two worked in paediatrics at a hospital in Porto
- Ms Acevedo had not suffered any adverse side-effects after being vaccinated
- An autopsy is expected to take place either today or tomorrow
‘She had the Covid-19 vaccine but she didn’t have any symptoms. I don’t know what happened. I just want answers.
‘I want to know what led to my daughter’s death.’
Ms Acevedo’s employers confirmed the dead woman had been vaccinated against coronavirus on December 30 and said they had not been notified of any ‘undesirable effect’ when she was jabbed or in the hours afterwards.
The Portuguese Institute of Oncology said in a statement: ‘With regards to the sudden death 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 in the certainty that this loss is also felt here.’
It added: ‘The explanation of the cause of death will follow the usual procedures in these circumstances.’