Even in Japan, opportunities to receive the coronavirus vaccine are increasing. In this material, you can see informations about the vaccine.
About the effectiveness of the vaccine
The vaccine has a preventive effect against the coronavirus. A person who has received the vaccine is less likely to be infected with the coronavirus than a person who has not. The vaccine’s efficacy is reported to be 95%.
About the vaccine’s safety
There are reports of people who have had various physical reactions after vaccination.
More than 50% of people who received the vaccine had pain in the vaccinated part, tiredness, headache, etc.
More than 10% of people had muscle and joint pain, chills, diarrhea, fever, etc.
Most symptoms disappear within a few days.
There are reports of people who had anaphylaxis (manifestation of allergic reactions) after vaccination. In medical institutions and vaccination sites, there will be medicines available for the treatment of anaphylaxis.
Source: “11 Knowledge of the Current Coronavirus Infection” (Shingata Coronavirus Kansen-sho no Ima ni Kansuru 11 no Chishiki – 新型コロナウイルス感染症の“いま”に関する１１の知識) from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW )
If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call the number below.
“Mie’s Coronavirus Vaccine Consultation Line for Foreigners” (Mie Gaikokujin Corona Vaccine Soudan Dial – みえ外国人コロナワクチン相談ダイアル)
Telephone number: 080-3123-9173
Service languages are Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Nepali, Filipino, Thai, Portuguese and Spanish