Centre gives clarity on blood clots in people after taking Covishield vaccine
The Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) has submitted a report to the Union Health Ministry on side effects in people, who have taken Covishield jabs. According to the AEFI report, 26,000 people have reported side effects of Covidshield in the CoWIN portal.
700 out of 26,000 cases are of serious nature, the AEFI stated and examined 498 cases. The AEFI said only 26 had blood clotting and bleeding issues. The Union Health Ministry stated that 0.61 per cent for every ten lakhs have exhibited thromboembolic events. Symptoms will show up within 20 days of taking the Covishield shot, the ministry said.