Guide on Possible COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects & What You May Do
COVID-19 VACCINE SIDE EFFECTS – Here is a guide on what you may possibly experience after getting vaccinated against the COVID-19.
Countries are currently in the pursuit to achieve population protection against the COVID-19. Reportedly, the said virus was first recorded in China.
The COVID-19 spread fast across the globe that even the World Health Organization (WHO) was alarmed by how quick the cases in the different nations went up. The international body warned countries not to let their guards down early to prevent another surge of the disease.
Health protocols are implemented to prevent the spread of the virus. In the Philippines, the wearing of face masks is still required and as well as the practice of social distancing.
Different brands of the COVID-19 vaccines were procured by the PH national government while others were donated by other countries or entities. Among the vaccine brands in the country are Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Pfizer, Janssen, and Sputnik V.
Many people have yet to be vaccinated because they are hesitant about the COVID-19 vaccine side effects. The side effects reportedly depend from person to person.\
Based on CDC, the common COVID-19 vaccine side effects include pain, redness, and swelling on the part of the body where the vaccine was injected; tiredness; headache; muscle pain; chills; fever; and nausea.
To reduce the pain and discomfort in the area where the vaccine was injected, you can do the following:
- Apply a clean, cool, wet washcloth over the area.
- Use or exercise your arm.
Based on the article, if you experience fever after the vaccination, it is advised that you drink plenty of fluids and dress lightly. The side effects of the first shot may differ from the side effects of the second shot.
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