Vaccines, reports of serious effects are 11.9%, 18 cases per 100 thousand

by time news

The reporting rate of suspected adverse events following Covid vaccination is 154 events per 100 thousand doses of which 7.9% refer to non-serious events, such as pain at the injection site, fever, asthenia / fatigue, muscle aches. Serious reports correspond to 11.9% of the total, with a rate of 18 serious events per 100,000 doses administered, regardless of the type of vaccine, the dose (first or second) and the possible causal role of the vaccination.

The Italian Medicines Agency has published the sixth Pharmacovigilance Report on COVID-19 Vaccines. The data collected and analyzed concern the reports of suspected adverse reactions registered in the National Pharmacovigilance Network between 27 December 2020 and 26 June 2021 for the four vaccines in use in the current vaccination campaign.

In the period considered, 76,206 reports were received out of a total of 49,512,799 doses administered (reporting rate of 154 per 100,000 doses), of which 87.9% refer to non-serious events, such as injection site pain, fever, asthenia / fatigue, body aches.

Serious reports correspond to 11.9% of the total, with a rate of 18 serious events per 100,000 doses administered, regardless of the type of vaccine, the dose (first or second) and the possible causal role of the vaccination.

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