The Ministry of Public Health confirmed, in a statement, that “Since the launch of the national vaccination plan, it has been investigating every case that is reported regarding dangerous and non-dangerous side effects of vaccines, in coordination between the Ministry’s Pharmacovigilance Committee and specialized scientific committees that ensure the extent of these symptoms relevance to vaccines. From the scientific and medical point of view, knowing that Lebanon is one of the few countries that decided to adopt this procedure, similar to that of the developed countries. Accordingly, the causes of deaths reported by the media and social networking sites are being investigated and the extent to which they relate to receiving the vaccine.
The ministry also confirmed that it would announce “with full transparency the final report that it conducts according to the principles.”
Recalling what the World Health Organization confirms that the benefits of the vaccine are much more than its side effects, it called on citizens to “not hesitate to communicate with her and report what they feel of symptoms resulting from receiving the vaccine or suspected to be so, because early notification is a preventive and medical necessity.”
The Ministry drew the attention of citizens to being “the reliable reference for information on every case with all its details.”
Source: National Information Agency