Covid-19: Severe side effects after vaccination highly unlikely, study shows

PETALING JAYA: The benefits of Covid-19 vaccines still outweigh its risks and the rate of severe side effects after vaccination is considered low, according to a Health Ministry study.

Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this is based on an interim analysis from February to September last year on 433,674 individuals who received at least one vaccine dose and were admitted into hospital for adverse events of special interest (AESI).

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Nation

Anwar reminds Malaysians not to be duped by racist sentiment raised by failed leaders
Moratorium on legal action for suicide attempts remains, says Ramkarpal
Retired Ampang cops reunite to foster ties
Zahid says he recently visited Najib in Kajang Prison
'Don't kill the Umno tree,' says Tok Mat
Ahmad Zahid open to calls to accept sacked Umno members
State polls: BN to get significant number of seats to contest, hints Ahmad Zahid
Improving the economy will help Umno regain rakyat's trust, says Johari
Malaysian exponent of Indian classical dance, Bharatanatyam master Sri Ganesan, dies in Odisha
Asean Para Games athletes return to heroes welcome at KLIA

Others Also Read