Channel 13 reports on new Health Ministry stats regarding side effects from vaccination.
Of over 3,000,000 who’ve received the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, 7,039 reported side effects — less than a third of one percent.
Of over 1,700,000 to receive the second dose, 4,469 reported side effects, again less than a third of a percentage point.
The vast majority of the side effects were light, but 43 people required hospitalization. Most of those 43 had preexisting medical conditions, and 28 were over the age of 60.