MOSCOW, January 19 - RIA Novosti. Irish professionals have received 81 reports of vaccine side effects from Pfizer and BioNTech, the Irish medical regulator said.
"By January 11, the regulator received a total of 81 reports of suspected side effects associated with the BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. All reported complications are broadly consistent with those commonly seen with other vaccines and include mild to moderate reactions. that either have passed, or are passing, "- said during the briefing the head of the Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) Lorraine Nolan. The video was posted on Twitter by the country's health ministry.
The director noted that most often vaccinated people reported pain in the abdomen, joints and arms, as well as nausea and fatigue, some complained of dizziness, headache, itching and rash.
“All of these symptoms are consistent with the known and expected side effects identified in clinical trials, which are clearly described in the approved drug annotation. Although the described side effects are relatively minor, of course, they are inconvenient for those who experience them, but they do pass quickly and usually do not require any treatment, Nolan said.
In Ireland, vaccines developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, as well as the American company Moderna, are approved for use.
According to the head of the Ministry of Health Stephen Donnelly, 1.9% of the population has been vaccinated in Ireland, 94 thousand vaccines have been made. By the end of this week, it is planned to vaccinate 140 thousand people. In total, almost 175 thousand cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Ireland, more than 2.6 thousand cases have died, almost two thousand people are in hospitals.
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