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Unexpected sting in vaccine follow-up texts

Paul McBeth
Thu, 23 Sep 2021

MedSafe has been told of 602 serious reactions to the vaccine, accounting for about 0.02% of all jabs. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Paul McBeth
Thu, 23 Sep 2021
About 7,000 people got an unwelcome second jab when they discovered MedSafe’s free text follow-up survey to check for any adverse reactions wasn’t actually free.The post-vaccine symptom check survey randomly selected 10% of the population to receive a text message after both of their vaccination appointments, asking whether the person had any reaction to the jab.The MedSafe survey is optional and asks whether the person has experienced a side effect six days after each shot, and a third and final time 43 days after the second vaccin...

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