All vaccines, including those for COVID-19, carry the possibility of side effects. Across the globe, there are currently 15 COVID-19 vaccines that are authorized for use in at least one country each.
The most common side effects following COVID-19 vaccines are fatigue, fever, headaches, body aches, chills, nausea, diarrhoea, and pain at the site of injection, according to the World Health OrganizationTrusted Source.
Everyone is affected differently by vaccination. Some people may experience few or no side effects while others may experience multiple side effects and feel pretty ill.
In this feature, we explain what to do about the side effects of a COVID-19 vaccine.