October 20, 2021

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Japan: Survey about AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Adverse Reaction

Japan: Survey about AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Adverse Reaction

Japan released the survey results about AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Adverse Reaction



 

Japan released the survey results about AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Adverse Reaction


The survey results released by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare research team recently showed that among the 3 people who were vaccinated with the British AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for the first time, about 2 people will experience burnout.

This is the first time that the Japanese government has announced the results of its investigation on the adverse effects of the AstraZeneca vaccine.

 

According to the Japan Broadcasting Association TV station on the 2nd, the research team launched an investigation into 179 people who received the first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine in 8 medical institutions in Japan since August this year.

The results showed that about 66% of people experienced burnout; 51% had headaches; 47% had fever with a body temperature of more than 37.5 degrees Celsius. The younger, the more likely to have the above-mentioned adverse reactions, and they are more common on the second and third days after vaccination.

 

The head of the research team and a visiting professor at the Department of Medicine of Shun Tian University, said that other COVID-19 vaccines are more likely to have symptoms after the second dose, and survey data show that the AstraZeneca vaccine is more likely to have adverse reactions after the first dose.

 

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare announced on October 1 the situation after the COVID-19 vaccination showed that as of September 12, the number of people vaccinated with AstraZeneca in Japan was 28,997, and there were no deaths after the vaccination; and the cumulative number of people vaccinated by Pfizer or Moderna in the United States There were 1190 deaths.

17.2 deaths per million people were vaccinated against Pfizer, and 2.4 deaths per million people were vaccinated against Moderna. However, none of the above deaths has reached the conclusion that there is a causal relationship with vaccination.

 

Among the reports of suspected myocarditis and pericarditis, there were zero AstraZeneca vaccination, 1.9 per million people vaccinated with Pfizer, 2.4 per million people vaccinated with Moderna vaccine, and young men were more common.

 

The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare believes that there are no major concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 vaccination system, and the government will continue to promote vaccination.

 

According to the Japan Broadcasting Association TV station, as of 18:30 on the 2nd local time, 1246 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Japan, a total of 1,703,880 confirmed cases; 32 new deaths, a total of 17,719 deaths.

 

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