On side-effects of the Covid-19 vaccines, Harsh Vardhan said some individuals may have side-effects such as mild fever and pain at the site of injection and body ache. However, these side-effects are temporary and should go away on their own after some time, he added.
After being administered #COVID19Vaccine, some individuals may have side effects like mild fever, pain at injection site & bodyache. This is similar to the side effects that occur post some other vaccines.
Nearly three lakh healthcare workers will get vaccine shots at over 3,000 sites across the country on the first day of the massive nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive.
As India aims to inoculate 30 crore, essential workers, in the first phase of vaccination, the government has purchased 1.1 crore doses of Covishield vaccine from SII at the cost of ₹200 per dose, excluding taxes, while 55 lakh doses of Covaxin are being procured from Bharat Biotech India Limited.
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