‘No evidence found linking Covid vax with infertility’

New Delhi

The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said that there is no scientific evidence suggesting Covid-19 vaccination can cause infertility in men and women and asserted the vaccines have been found to be safe and effective.

It further said that the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 (NEGVAC) has also recommended Covid vaccination for all lactating women, terming it as safe with no need to stop or pause breastfeeding before or after the inoculation. The health ministry as clarified in the FAQs posted on the website that none of the available vaccines affects fertility of either men or women, as all vaccines and their constituents are tested first on animals and later in humans to assess if they have any such side effects, the statement said.

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