Government rejects claims of reports on Covid vaccine, says it has no side effects

Union Ministry of Health The WHO on Tuesday rejected media reports that claimed that officials of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) have accepted the existence of several side effects from the Kovid-19 vaccines. The ministry said that wrong information has been given in these reports.

In fact, a recent media report, citing an RTI reply, claimed that ICMR and CDSCO officials have accepted the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, citing their high side effects.

Quoting the report, the ministry said, “It is clarified that the news report is incorrect and provides incorrect information. The Union Health Ministry said in a statement that the ICMR has provided links to reputed websites of the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Health Ministry in response to RTI, where global evidence compiled on various COVID-19 vaccines is available. are available.

The statement further said, as is the case with all other vaccines, those administered with various COVID vaccines may experience mild symptoms, such as pain, headache, fatigue, muscle pain, malaise, pyrexia, Chills, joint pain etc. However, there may be some individuals who experience serious adverse events.

Global research studies show that COVID-19 vaccination has helped reduce the severity of the disease by preventing hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19 and that the benefits of the vaccines outweigh any adverse effects . NTAGI (National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization) in India has periodically reviewed the benefits and side effects of Covid vaccines used in the country and supported the findings.

Other than this CDSCO said in reply to RTI That the list of COVID-19 vaccines approved by the National Drug Controller General is available on the website. CDSCO also stated that it does not have any other information on the subject.

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