Serious reactions after Covid-19 vaccination include high fever, widespread of redness, swelling on the arm, high blood pressure, and low blood pressure, among others. After vaccination, if you get serious symptoms, seek immediate medical care by going to a health facility.
You may experience several side effects after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. Side effects are normal signs that your body is building protection. They should go away in a few days. Some people have no side effects.
You should get consultation from medical staff about types of COVID-19 vaccines you are going to receive and time for the next shot, the possible side effects after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine and treatments and health facilities and hotlines in case of emergency before vaccination.
Remember to inform your medical staff of your current health conditions (fever, acute illness), your chronic diseases, your history of allergy and anaphylaxis with any agents, your pregnancy or breastfeeding (for women)....before vaccination.
Pfizer, a US multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporation, has pledged to provide Vietnam with 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12-18 in the fourth quarter to help with its vaccination rollout.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has highlighted the ultimate goal of protecting people’s health, driving back COVID-19 pandemic, especially in key areas, to ensure socio-economic development and social welfare during a nationwide teleconference in Hanoi on May 29.