ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Faisal Sultan has said that around 0.1 percent of the people who received coronavirus vaccines experienced side effects.
While, he said, mild effects were felt by almost all of the people, which was not something unexpected. 90% involved pain at the site of injection or fever, he maintained.
However, “Only 6 serious events reported – each investigated thoroughly and each found to be coincidental and non-attributable to the vaccine,” he tweeted.
Dr Faisal Sultan said 4,328 adverse side effects had been reported out of over 3.8 million vaccine doses administered.
104 more deaths due to Coronavirus infection and 3,256 new positive cases were reported in Pakistan during the last twenty four hours.
According to the statistics issued by the National Command and Operation Center on Wednesday, 41,771 tests were conducted while positivity ratio remained 7.79 percent.
The death toll due to pandemic in the country has now reached 19,856.