Fact-checked: No, there is no evidence of vaccine-related hospitalisations in Cork
A video shared on an anti-vaccination social media page has alleged that 100 vaccinated people a day are being hospitalised in Cork due to harmful side effects. Cork University Hospital has disputed the claims. Cases of hospitalisation from vaccine-related side effects are vanishingly rare, and are generally mild symptoms such as headaches, nausea, and muscle pains. According to the Clinical Lead in Emergency Medicine at Cork University Hospital the ‘vast majority’ of people complaining of vaccine side effects who turn up at the hospital are released within an hour. The Journal has fact-checked this video.