What Are The Common Side-Effects Of The Covid-19 Vaccines?

Like any vaccine, the COVID-19 vaccine can cause mild short-term side effects. Most reactions to the vaccine are mild and will go away on their own.


Everyone will experience different symptoms and some might not even have symptoms at all. 

The side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine are reportedly mostly mild to moderate and short-lived. 

The likelihood of experiencing any of these side effects after vaccination varies with the specific COVID-19 vaccine. 

In most cases, typical side effects can be controlled with rest, plenty of non-alcoholic fluids, and acetaminophen / acetaminophen. 

If you experience more severe pain after the injection on the area you were poked or the side effects do not go away within a few days, contact your healthcare provider.

Some of the side-effects of the Covid-19 vaccine:

  • Muscle Pain
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea 
  • Headache
  • Fatigue


The absence of side effects does not mean that the vaccine is ineffective. This means that everyone reacts differently to the vaccine and this is important to remember.

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