We know our patients have questions about the availability, safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines. Here is the latest information available.
COVID-19 vaccine side effects may include pain or swelling at the vaccination site, a fever, chills, tiredness, or headache. Learn more about how to manage these side effects, and when to follow up with your doctor.
Most COVID-19 vaccine reactions are similar to those of the flu shot. Learn more about the possible side effects and find answers to questions on allergies and fertility.
Short-term side effects from COVID-19 vaccines are similar to other symptoms you may experience after a vaccination.
In this video, Jessica Ansel, Clinical Research Coordinator at BIDMC’s Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, talks about COVID-19 vaccine side effects.