Tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, nausea are the common side effects after vaccination. Howsoever symptoms, in rare cases, can be a cause of concern.
The Central government has listed some post-vaccination symptoms that may require immediate attention.
Common side effects may affect the ability to do common activities but they disappear after few days. However, some side effects can be life-threatening .These are bloodclots after administration of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Doctors reported cases of cardiac myocarditis among adolescent boys who took vaccines with mRNA technology-based Pfizer vaccine. But the government is yet to approve this vaccine in India.
On Saturday, the ministry of information and broadcasting information on social media. Also they suggested people to immediately consult a doctor if those symptoms occur within 20 days of taking any vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
Meanwhile here’s the list of symptoms within 20 days of vaccination that may require immediate attention:
Shortness of breath
Vomiting or persistent abdominal pain
Blurred vision or pain in the eyes
Severe or persistent headache
Weakness in any body part
Pain in limbs or swelling in arms or feet
Meanwhile, India has reached the milestone of administering 80 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines. One day after it achieved the extraordinary feat of administering over 2.5 crore shots in a single day. The government noted that the single-day vaccination numbers were around equal to the entire population of Australia. Also equal to two-thirds the population of Canada, and five times the entire population of New Zealand.
Meanwhile Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded everyone involved in the remarkable feat, saying “every Indian would be proud of today’s record vaccination numbers.”
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