Avoid Donating Blood 7 Days After COVID-19 Vaccination!

Malaysians have been asked to avoid donating blood within seven days after receiving their COVID-19 jab if they have no side effects, says the National Blood Centre.

avoid donating blood 7 days after covid-19 vaccination!Photo via Facebook (Pusat Darah Negara Kementerian Kesihatan Malaysia)

According to BERNAMA, it said if a vaccine recipient had any minor side effects, they could donate seven days after fully recovering from the side effects. 

Those receiving the Pfizer-Biontech, Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines should follow its advisory regarding blood donations. 

The centre also highly encourages blood donors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect themselves and others. 

“Blood donors can donate blood during the interval period between the first and second COVID-19 dose.”

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