51 out of 984 Aefi booster shot reports serious, health DG says


The same reporting trend has been reported by other countries conducting Covid-19 booster immunisation programmes, according to health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 22, 2022.

ONLY 51 cases (5.2%) of 984 adverse event following immunisation cases for Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, which is equal to a rate of 0.005 reports for every 1,000 doses, are classified as serious, according to health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said, overall, the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency’s (NPRA) Aefi division’s reporting system received 24,111 Aefi reports, including 984 reports involving booster doses.


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