Health Minister: no adverse effects reported thus far from COVID-19 vaccines

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    Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says persons receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in T&T are doing well, with no adverse effects reported thus far.

    More than 2,000 persons were vaccinated up until yesterday.

    Over 1,000 health workers were inoculated previously using vaccines donated by Barbados, while 1,153 shots were given yesterday as the national vaccination roll out began.

    During today‚Äôs Health Briefing, Mr Deyalsingh gave an update on the Ministry’s analysis thus far.

    Mr Deyalsingh also received his first shot yesterday, and has experienced no side effects.

     

    For more information: on vaccine side effects and adverse events, check out the following link from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention:

    Vaccine Safety: Understanding Side Effects and Adverse Events