COVID vaccine side effects are common: Which ones are most frequently reported? Should you be concerned?

Health experts are doubling-down on messaging that the side effects associated with the COVID-19 vaccine are not serious.

There have been a wide assortment of alleged side effects associated with the vaccines- whether it be the Moderna, Pfizer, or Johnson & Johnson doses.

Each come with their own unique experience. That said, which ones are most-common?




Pain, redness at the injection site, swelling, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, fever, and nausea are those most-frequently reported.

The side effects are similar for all three vaccines. That said, each one impacts individuals differently.

Talk with your family doctor about your side effects if you experience something that feels like an anomaly.

There’s also been mounting evidence that those who had COVID-19, or who are younger, will have the more intense reaction of those aforementioned side effects. Regardless, they shouldn’t last more than 24 to 48 hours.

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