Physician Dr. Priyankara Jayawardena says the booster vaccine dose does not lead to infertility or impotence in young people.
Speaking at a media briefing at the Health Promotion Bureau today, Dr. Jayawardena said there is no truth behind such rumours.
Dr. Jayawardena said the main condition individuals who contract COVID-19 face are blood clots forming or serious infection.
He added individuals who contract coronavirus suffer from short and long term effects of the virus.
Dr. Jayawardena however claimed that impotence and fertility could be delayed in certain individuals for a short period according to medical research.