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Only 1.5 per cent of inoculated people report adverse reaction to Covid vaccine


More than 17,500 people have been inoculated against Covid-19 in the five days since vaccination began.

Dr Chakrarat Pittayawonganon, director of the Bureau of Mental Health Strategy under the Department of Disease Control, revealed that 17,697 people had received the Covid-19 vaccination from February 28 to March 4. He urged those who had been vaccinated to abstain from alcohol for at least three days.

In the five days since Covid-19 vaccination began, 270 people have had adverse reactions (1.5 per cent of the total vaccinated people), 24 per cent reported pain and swelling in the injected area, 15 per cent had nausea, 13 per cent dizziness and 8 per cent muscle ache.

Published : March 07, 2021

By : The Nation