All civil servants are urged to go and get vaccinated against coronavirus. Some are against going for vaccination because they don’t know the benefits of getting the vaccine.
Some people think that covid-19 is not real and if it is real it is not as serious as the government puts it. The truth of the matter is that the pandemic is real.
The importance of getting vaccinated includes but is not limited to the following;
* Protection against Guillain-Barre syndrome which is a disorder associated with viral infections.
*It provides maximum protection against many variants of coronavirus.
*Taking a vaccine is one of the measures that are put in place in order to boost your immunity against the disease and it also helps in minimizing its spread.
However, these vaccines may have different side effects which vary from one vaccine to another. Also, the common side effects associated with the vaccines may present themselves in varying degrees depending on persons.
Some of the side effects associated with different vaccines include:
✓fever/chills. ✓body aches
✓muscle pain. ✓tiredness
Other side effects that have been reported in European countries but are still under scientific study to determine whether they are associated with some of the vaccines include:
*Erythema multiforme which is an allergic reaction on the skin.
*Kidney inflammation (glomerulonephritis)
*Nephrotic syndrome is a disease that results in the loss of protein through urine. It is a renal disorder.
*Rare heart inflammation.
For the vaccine to be of significance in your body by providing maximum protection, you should be vaccinated when you are healthy. Don’t wait to contract the virus for you to get the vaccine.
You can do the following to minimize discomfort and pain as a result of taking the vaccine.
√Drink a lot of water
√Wear light clothing
√Use a wet cloth over the area you received the injection.
√Use the arm to carry out the daily activities to prevent swelling.