The European Medicines Agency has given the green light to Moderna’s vaccine, the second against Covid-19. It has done so after a clinical trial in which in addition to verifying its effectiveness, it has served to collect the main side effects of it.
In Medical Writing they have collected what they are these side effects, that can be very frequent, frequent, infrequent, of unknown frequency and rare.
Very frequent (may affect more than one in 10 people): armpit swelling, headache, nausea, vomiting, muscle pain, joint pain and stiffness, pain or swelling at the injection site, feeling tired, chills and fever
Frequent (may affect up to 1 in 10 people): rash, redness, or hives at the injection site.
Infrequent (may affect up to 1 in 100 people): itching at the injection site.
Unknown frequency: severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) and hypersensitivity.
Rare frequency (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people): temporary one-sided facial drooping (Bell’s palsy) and swelling of the face.