“My bigger concern is the message the letter sends to the 630,000 Albertans who are eligible to be vaccinated but haven’t yet done so. I think most of them are sincerely uncertain and looking for guidance, and I’m deeply concerned the letter could influence some of them to choose not to be vaccinated.
“Those health-care professionals can do a better job of explaining the evidence than I ever could. I know that AHS and other health-care professionals will respond. But for what it’s worth, the claims in the letter are misleading or simply wrong. I have the deepest respect for all health-care workers.
But the letter does not reflect good science or good health-care advice.
The Government of Canada does report on legitimate medical issues after vaccination.
Of the 16,090 individual reports (0.029 per cent of all Canadian doses administered), 4,288 were considered serious (0.008 per cent of all doses administered). Here is the link to that information.