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Report: 1 in 1,000 Israelis say they’ve experienced side effects from vaccine

About 1 in 1,000 Israelis is reporting side effects from the coronavirus vaccines distributed so far, Kan News reports.

The report says 652 people have reported some effects out of about 650,000 to receive the vaccine.

These included local pain, redness and swelling at the site of injection, some weakness, dizziness and a temperature. Rare side effects included diarrhea (5 people), paresthesia (19), and allergic-like reactions such as itching or swelling in the tongue or throat (14).

Only some 51 people (0.008%) sought medical attention for side effects.

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