New York :
The world is in a moment of hope after the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine were applied in the world. After nine months of pandemic, the United Kingdom became the first country to start its vaccination campaign against SARS-CoV-2, and Pfizer the first pharmaceutical company to have a drug that prevents disease.
The drug was submitted for approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which has published a report on its analysis of safety data. According to the FDA document, there are seven most common side effects of Pfizer’s vaccine against COVID-19:
- Reactions at the site of injection (84.1 percent).
- Fatigue (62.9 percent).
- Pain head (55.1 percent).
- Pain muscular (38.3 percent).
- Shaking chills (31.9 percent).
- Pain articulate (23.6 percent).
- Fever (14.2 percent).
Serious adverse reactions were more frequent after the second dose and occurred in less than 0.5 percent of cases.. The FDA analyzed safety data from approximately 38,000 participants over 16 years of age who randomly received the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, and who were monitored two months after the second dose was administered.
These results “suggest a favorable security profile, with no specific security issues identified that prevent the issuance of an authorization for emergency use“Says the FDA document titled” FDA Briefing Document Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. “
In addition, the institution points out that this vaccine against COVID-19 can be effective in preventing disease in people over 16 years of age and that its benefits outweigh the risks known or potential.