30 January 2021, Kathmandu
Joint spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population Dr Samir Kumar Adhikari has said that the Covishield vaccine has only minor side effects.
He added that the vaccinated part may witness a normal side effect with slight reddish rash, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, chills and joint pains, but these reactions are temporary, and they vanish within a few hours or days.
Dr Adhikari further said that no serious and long term effects are found so far however, a medical team has been mobilized to monitor any possible effect on the vaccinated persons.
He urged all to be fear free to take vaccination.
According to Adhikari, 46 thousand 197 people have received vaccination services from 169 vaccination centers in the country so far.