Analysis: Side effects of Covid-19 vaccines used in Brazil are similar, usually mild

Experts stress that all vaccines in Brazil are safe, most symptoms are common and expected, and serious adverse reactions are rare.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Covid-19 vaccine administration in Brazil has raised questions about their potential side effects. The most common reactions after vaccination include pain or tenderness and swelling at the injection site, in addition to low fever and body aches, according to the Brazilian Society of Immunizations (SBim).

People may also experience fatigue and chills, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Symptoms may emerge at the time of administration, or between 24 and 48 hours thereafter, and cease in a few days.

According to Alvaro Furtado, an infectologist at the Clínicas Hospital of the University of . . .

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