Side effects of BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine: A randomized, cross-sectional study with detailed self-reported symptoms from healthcare workers

Authors: Renuka A.K. Kadali,a,b,1,⁎Ravali Janagama,c,1,⁎⁎Sharanya Peruru,d and Srikrishna V. Malayalae Int J Infect Dis. 2021 May; 106: 376–381.Published online 2021 Apr 15. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.04.047 Abstract Introduction Concerns are prevailing about the safety and side effects of the BNT162b2 mRNA vaccine for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Methods A randomized, cross-sectional study was performed to investigate the side effects of the BNT162b2 […]

Covid-19 Vaccine Analysis: The most common adverse events reported so far

Authors: DATED: AUGUST 6, 2021 BY SHARYL ATTKISSON  As of July 19, 2021 there were 419,513 adverse event reports associated with Covid-19 vaccination in the U.S., with a total of 1,814,326 symptoms reported. That’s according to the federal Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) database. Report an adverse event after vaccination online here. Each symptom reported does […]

Reactogenicity Following Receipt of mRNA-Based COVID-19 Vaccines

Authors: Johanna Chapin-Bardales, PhD, MPH1; Julianne Gee, MPH1; Tanya Myers, PhD, MSc1 In December 2020, 2 mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) were granted Emergency Use Authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration as 2-dose series and recommended for use by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.1–3 In late February 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration granted Emergency Use Authorization for a […]