COVID Vaccine Side-Effects Myth or Reality?

2 May, 2021 14:45 IST|Sakshi Post

Have you taken the COVID-19 vaccine yet? Are you scared of the possible side effects of the jab? Then you are on the right page to clear all your doubts on the COVID-19 vaccine. 

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. But few people getting anxious over fake rumours that they could be fatal. However, there's no truth to the news. As the after-effects of vaccine-like shivers, chills, fever, and body ache have mostly been mild to moderate and don't last long. And the normal side effects include fever, nausea, and muscle soreness, which usually go away in a few days. Side effects are actually normal signs that the vaccine is working and your body is building immunity.

The Covid Vaccine gives you pain because the cells that cause inflammation in your arm after the vaccine also send signals that tell your body to create antibodies against the spike protein. This process can cause inflammation in other parts of the body, leading to headache, fatigue, and fever after the first vaccine shot for some people. The vaccine-related side effects fade away after a few days or typically one to three days after onset.

Can You Get Covid After Vaccine?

It may take few weeks after vaccination for the body to build protection called immunity against the virus, which means the person could still get infected by Covid-19 in the few days immediately following the vaccination because the person would not have had enough time to develop immunity. People who take the jab should also take all the precautions needed to protect themselves from Covid. 

The side effects of the second dose of the Covid vaccine include headache, fatigue, chills and shiver, diarrhea, fever, arthralgia, myalgia, and nausea; solicited local side-effects include local pain, swelling, tenderness, redness, itch, warmth, and swollen armpit glands.

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