The six vaccine side effects include:
- Muscle pain
Previously, Dr. Amanda Cohn, a member of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said there were three common side effects to watch out for when you get the vaccine.
- The side effects include “pain, potentially fatigue, and a low-grade fever,” Cohn said.
- The side effects are “expected and should resolve after one or two days,” she added.
Getting a #COVID19 vaccine will help protect you from getting sick with COVID-19. Some people may have mild side effects after vaccination, which are normal signs that your body is building protection against the disease. Learn more: https://t.co/Sygs9UZVVy. pic.twitter.com/PdnIDFM5fu— CDC (@CDCgov) February 12, 2021
Tips on how to prepare for the symptoms
The tips include:
- Use over-the-counter medications for pain relief, which will help for the pain at the injection spot.
- Rest as much as you can after you get the vaccine.
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Rely on what’s worked before when you’ve had a fever.
- If you experience severe symptoms, reach out to your doctor for assistance.