India has the largest vaccination drive in the world. But so far only two percent of people in the country have received the covid vaccine. One reason for this is the shortage of vaccines and the general reluctance of the general public to receive the vaccine.
What is holding people back from vaccination? Is it propaganda that covid can come even if he gets the vaccine? Or fear of side effects? What are the side effects of the covid vaccine? Are they serious? What to do if there are side effects? We know the answers to some of the other questions that bother us about the vaccine from vaccine registration.
Side effects of the covid vaccine
The vaccine will only be approved for public use if the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine are ensured. In India, the vaccine is approved by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization.
But some people develop some discomfort after receiving the vaccine. These are called side effects. These disorders are caused by our body reacting to the vaccine as soon as it enters the body as the vaccine is an external substance that is unfamiliar to the body. Some people have these disorders and some do not. Remember that this is perfectly natural. Let’s take a look at some of the things that you may experience after receiving the vaccine.
The injection site may swell
Swelling at the injection site
Inflammation of the armpit
Very rarely, anaphylaxis may also occur.
Anaphylaxis is quite rare. This is a severe allergic reaction. Symptoms of anaphylaxis include itching all over the body, excessive fatigue, obesity, and shortness of breath. After receiving the vaccine, the patient is told to rest in the hospital for half an hour to see if anaphylaxis is occurring. No such case has been reported in India so far. Only a handful of cases have been reported abroad.
What to do if you have such side effects?
Adults can take 500mg paracetamol at six-hour intervals if they experience a medical condition such as fever. The side effects of the vaccine last for only one to three days. If you still feel unwell after this period, call 1077 or your nearest health professional or hospital.
Who should stay away from getting the vaccine?
Before we get vaccinated, there are some things we need to tell the vaccinating specialist. Either they will ask you, or you should tell them.
Food Allergies – People who are allergic to food
Allergic to any drug
Those with covid symptoms
People who regularly take medication for any illness, such as hemophilia or bleeding disorder, should also be notified before receiving the vaccine.
Some other doubts are frequently heard. Can people with heart disease or neurological disease be vaccinated? However, people with chronic diseases lasting more than three months should inform the vaccinating health professional about the medication they are taking regularly.
People with fever and other covid symptoms should be vaccinated only two weeks after the covid test are positive and all symptoms have subsided.
Can covid still be affected by the vaccine?
No one claims that covid will never get vaccinated. The use of the vaccine has been shown to reduce the severity of covid disease and prevent guru-type health problems or death.
And after receiving the vaccine, covid reported only 0.04 percent, according to figures released by the Union Ministry of Health yesterday.
Only 0.04 percent of those who received the first dose of Bharat Biotech’s covid vaccine (covaxin) were infected with covid. This means that of the 93,56,436 people who took the first dose of the vaccine, only 4,208 were infected with covid. Of the 17,37,178 people who received the second dose, only 695 were affected by covid.
Only 0.02% of those who took the Serum Institute’s covishield vaccine were infected with covid. Of the 10,03,02,745 people who received the first dose of the covishield vaccine, only 17,145 were affected by covid. Of the 1,57,32,754 people who received the second dose of the vaccine, only 5,014 were confirmed to be infected.
Getting vaccinated can do a lot to reduce mortality. And reduce our own lives and the risk of another person getting sick because of us. We can break the covid link through vaccination. Can be part of vaccination.