Majority of COVID-19 vaccine side-effects 'mild and short lasting', MHRA analysis confirms

Most adverse reactions reported for the Pfizer/BioNTech and Oxford/AstraZeneca jabs reflect a normal immune response to vaccines, including a sore arm and fatigue.

by Chloe Harman
The vast majority of reported side-effects to COVID-19 vaccines are mild and all are in line with most types of vaccine, including the seasonal flu vaccine. | GETTY IMAGES
The vast majority of reported side-effects to COVID-19 vaccines are mild and all are in line with most types of vaccine, including the seasonal flu vaccine. | GETTY IMAGES

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