COVID Immunisation Register adverse reaction statistics

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From: Paul Jones

Dear Ministry of Health,

Concerning the COVID Immunisation Register (CIR) the following URL lists the details recorded in this database.

https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/dise...

One of the details is a record of "any reactions you have to the vaccine".

Under the Official Information Act would you please;

1) Confirm that the CIR databases is separate to the CARM (Centre for Adverse Reactions Monitoring) database?

2) Are there any other databases being used to record adverse reactions to the Covid vaccine? If so then please provide a list of them.

3) For the CIR database please provide a list of all "reactions" recorded and a total count for each reaction.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Jones

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Kia ora Paul,
Thank you for your request for official information received 28 August
2021. The Ministry's reference number for your request is: H202111267.
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respond to your request no later than 20 working days after the day your
request was received.  
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Ngā mihi
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Kia ora Paul

Thank you for your request for official information, received on 28 August
2021 requesting:

 

1) Confirm that the CIR databases is separate to the CARM (Centre for
Adverse Reactions Monitoring) database?

 

2) Are there any other databases being used to record adverse reactions to
the Covid vaccine? If so then please provide a list of them.

 

3) For the CIR database please provide a list of all "reactions" recorded
and a total count for each reaction.

 

The Ministry of Health has decided to extend the period of time available
to respond to your request under section 15A of the Official Information
Act 1982 (the Act) as further collation is required.

You can now expect a response to your request on, or before, 8 October
2021.  

You have the right, under section 28 of the Act, to ask the Ombudsman to
review my decision to extend the time available to respond to your
request.

Ngā mihi

 

OIA Services

Government Services

Office of the Director-General

Ministry of Health

E: [email address]

 

 

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From: Paul Jones

Dear OIA Requests,

We note that the deadline for your extension to the 8th October has now been reached. Please update us with the requested information.

Yours sincerely,

Paul Jones

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A complaint has been made to the ombudsman due to the OIA request being overdue and lack of acknowledgement from the Ministry.

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