COVID-19 | Report vaccine side-effects: Govt

File: A healthcare worker prepares a COVID-19 vaccine. AFP/Michael Ciaglo

JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Health denies discouraging health care workers from disclosing COVID-19 vaccine side effects, according to a Denosa representative.

The allegation was made during a television interview with Newzroom Africa.

The department says it has established the complaints came from one private healthcare provider based in Gauteng.

READ: COVID-19 in SA | Denosa worried about healthcare workers

It says it is encouraging vaccinated South Africans to report if they experience side effects.

So far, no serious COVID-19 vaccine side effects have been reported in South Africa.


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