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Individuals with minor symptoms after vaccination could receive up to US$ 850 for medical fees Updated: 2021-09-10 10:06:15 KST

Starting Friday the South Korean government will be supporting the medical fees of those with minor cases of sicknesses that the WHO says need close monitoring after COVID-19 vaccination EVEN IF the illness isn't proved to be linked to the jabs.
The compensation will be up to 1-million Korean won or around 850 U.S. dollars.
The list includes sicknesses of the nervous system such as Guillain-Barre syndrome.
In addition minor cases of Pericarditis and Myocarditis both types of heart inflammation, will be compensated.
Severe cases were already on the compensation list.
So far 35 people have received the financial support.
Reporter : tkim@arirang.com
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