- Medicines regulators look out for consumers and constantly monitor the safety of health products.
- Drug companies have to submit regular safety updates on their Covid-19 jabs to regulatory bodies to track reactions among people who have been vaccinated.
- Each case is investigated by the regulator and then only if it is scientifically linked to the vaccine is it called a side effect.
Medicines regulators constantly monitor the safety of Covid-19 jabs by tracking reactions among people who have been vaccinated.<
Not all of the reactions are caused by the vaccines themselves - some are due to other factors such as illnesses a person has.
The reactions fall into 3 categories, all of which have to be investigated.