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2021-02-21

The government has released it first report on the adverse events reported following UK Covid-19 vaccinations.

The "Yellow Card" system records unsolicited reports of vaccine adverse events, as reported by members of the public. As far as I know these are analysed as reported without moderation or verification.

Report any Coronavirus vaccine or other Yellow Card event here.

Whereas the MHRA asserts that it has proactive systems for monitoring adverse events, the above Yellow Card system is not proactive, as it relies upon the initiative of members of the public (inclusive of healthcare professionals) to create reports.

Read more about the MHRA's proactive systems here.