Dr. Ted Kaptchuk: "Nocebo" effect causes most COVID vaccine side-effects


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I saw a news story that as a nerd really caught my eye. It is about the high rate (or maybe it's a normal rate...we'll find out) of "side effects" from the COVID vaccine reported by people who actually got a placebo. We'll talk about it with Dr. Ted Kaptchuk who is a professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director, Program in Placebo Studies at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, which is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Here's more about the study:Placebo Effect Accounts for More Than Two-Thirds of COVID-19 Vaccine Adverse Events, Researchers Find | BIDMC of Boston


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