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Immediate side effects when getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Anguilla slated to receive COVID-19 vaccine in January 2021
Anguilla slated to receive COVID-19 vaccine in January 2021

According to a German medical expert talking not in an official capacity, these are the side effects someone should expect to experience when getting the BioNTech Vaccine against COVID-19.

  • 78% experience pain or swellings around the area the shot was administered
  • 75% feel tired and exhausted
  • 67% suffer a headache
  • 25 % experience muscle aches
  • 17% get a fever
  • 17% experience joint pain

It’s unlikely the vaccination will trigger all side effects at the same time, however, some of the effects could be heavy in some people.

Getting such a reaction is actually a good sign that a body is accepting immunity against the deadly COVID-19 virus.

German health professionals are urged to inform those getting the vaccine before it gets administered.