According to the Maccabi Health Insurance Fund, most children between the ages of 5 and 11 have had no side effects after being vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Maccabi has about 2.5 million patients, about 85,000 children have been vaccinated.
Among children 5-6 years old, 83% did not report any symptoms after the first dose of the vaccine. Among children 7-8 years old, this figure was 81%, and among children 9-11 years old – 75%.
After the first vaccination, 1% of the vaccinated asked for help, and after the second – 2%, reports The Jerusalem Post.
There have been no reported cases of post-vaccination myocarditis among Maccabi members aged 5 to 11.