Adverse Events following Immunization with COVID-19 Vaccines: A Narrative Review

Bijay Bhandari, Gaurav Rayamajhi, Pratik Lamichhane, Ashok K. Shenoy

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Abstract

Numerous COVID-19 vaccines are being administered to people around the world. Adverse events following immunization (AEFI) with COVID-19 vaccines have been reported by health care workers as well as surveillance bodies. A wealth of information on the efficacy and safety of vaccines exists in the literature, and the knowledge in this sector is growing exponentially. A narrative literature review was conducted on sources accessed from PubMed, Google Scholar, and Cochrane Review from March 2021 to July 2021. This review is aimed at describing AEFI associated with currently available COVID-19 vaccines, with an emphasis on narrating probable AEFI, and at assisting in a better understanding of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2911333
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalBioMed Research International
Volume2022
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Immunology and Microbiology

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