447 reported adverse effects after Covid-19 vaccination, 3 hospitalised: Govt

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More than 224,300 people have been vaccinated against Coronavirus so far, where only 447 reported side effects and only three must be hospitalized, the United Ministry said on the second day of the national vaccination drive on Sunday. The Ministry of Health said 17,072 people received vaccines on day 2 of drive vaccination in six states.

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“A total of 447 bad events after immunization (AEFI) reported so far, which only three cases needed inpatient,” Manohar Agnani, officials of the senior health ministry, quoted by the PTI news agency. Agnani said that most of the bad events after immunization (AEFI), reported, were small cases such as fever, headaches and nausea.

“Today it’s Sunday, only six countries drives vaccination and in 553 sessions, a total of 17,072 beneficiaries vaccinated,” he said while handling press direction. Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur and Tamil Nadu drives vaccination on the second day, he added.

The Ministry of Health also praised the vaccine to ensure that India wasoculating more people compared to other countries on the first day of vaccination. India said had the most people who were vaccinated on the first day of the Covid-19 vaccination drive with almost 225,000 vaccinations.

The Delhi government said on Saturday that 52 people who had given the Covid-19 vaccine have reported poor incidence of post-inoculation. Of this 52, one case was considered serious by the doctor. 51 other beneficiaries were sent home after they recovered.

Telangana also reported 11 cases of bad events on the first day of drive vaccination and West Bengal reported 14 cases like that on the same day.

India on Saturday launched the world’s largest vaccination campaign in an effort to curb the spread of Coronavirus and aim to vaccinate 30 million frontline workers in the first phase of the program.

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