9 symptoms after receiving the Russian vaccine for Coronavirus and how to deal with them

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Russia has started vaccination operations for the emerging coronavirus that causes Covid-19 disease by vaccinating it,

“Sputnik-V”, and the United Kingdom will start the vaccination Tuesday. So what do we know about the symptoms that may appear after receiving the vaccine so far?

The information we have is from Russia, and as other countries start vaccination operations, new data will appear.

The Russian ” Sputnik-V ” vaccine began to be given in Moscow to social workers, medical teams, and teachers in more than 70 centers opened for this purpose in the capital.

What are the symptoms of those who received the Russian “Sputnik” vaccine?
A memo on vaccination in Moscow precisely identified the possible symptoms that could appear after receiving the vaccine, according to a report published by “Russia Today”, which are:

1- Fever

2- Chills

3- Weakness

4- Nausea

5- Body and muscle pain.

6- 1.5% of those vaccinated had a stuffy nose, runny nose, or sore throat.

7- 4.7% of those vaccinated suffered from pain, itching, swelling, and redness at the injection site. Usually, no treatment is needed, but antihistamines can be taken to reduce swelling and discomfort.

8- Less than 1% of vaccinated people may have an increased heart rate or high blood pressure.

9- The director of Infirmary No. 2 in Moscow, Dr. Natalia Shindriyeva, said that signs of weakness in the body and increased sleepiness may appear and that the body temperature may reach 37 degrees on the first day after receiving the vaccine against Corona, in a statement to the Russia Today website.

How long do symptoms take after vaccination with the Russian vaccine?

Dr. Shindriyeva pointed out that the human body usually shows different reactions to any drug, and this also includes the biological product and this substance that forms immunity.

The above symptoms may appear in a person who receives the vaccine, and this is a normal reaction that will disappear within a day.

She added, “A person must always monitor his health, especially if it is a matter of vaccination with a vaccine against the Coronavirus. And as is customary when receiving any vaccine, doctors warn that the person may feel weak in his body and increase drowsiness, and his body temperature may reach 37 degrees Celsius.” On the first day after taking the vaccine. ”

symptoms coronavirus vaccine

How do you deal with these symptoms?

1- The note regarding vaccination says that when you feel unwell, you do not need to worry because it is a normal individual reaction of the body, and it is one of the signs of the formation of immunity.

2- Those who suffer from weakness, malaise, general fatigue, and nausea are advised to reduce physical activity and give themselves some rest.

3- The user guide says: “It is recommended at a temperature higher than 38 degrees to take a fever reducer and painkillers such as Paracetamol, and if the body temperature is higher than 39 degrees and does not decrease within 4 hours after taking medicine, then you need to contact the doctor.”

4- In the event of a blocked or runny nose or sore throat, it is recommended to “gargle, drink plenty of fluids, and use nasal sprays.”

Russia Today said that Muscovites who have already started getting vaccinated with Sputnik-V are receiving medical recommendations and a certificate of vaccination.

Coronavirus will recede in Russia

The chief doctor According to a statement carried by Sputnik News Agency, the of Moscow City Clinical Hospital No. 15, Valery Vechorko, said that the Coronavirus might recede in Russia by the end of next year, according to Most likely, the epidemic will not end by the summer of 2021, because if we have already started vaccination, people are still getting sick, and a good portion will deal with this virus, so I think that by the end of the year it will recede.”

United kingdom

The UK is supposed to start administering the “Pfizer-BioNTech” vaccine on Tuesday. British Health Minister Matt Hancock said that “priority will be given to the most vulnerable, those over 80 years of age, and care home teams” and workers in public health care services.

British newspapers reported that Queen Elizabeth II (94 years) and her husband Prince Philip (99 years) would receive the “Pfizer-BioNtech” vaccine soon. The Mail On Sunday reported that they would announce the matter when they receive the vaccine to “encourage more people to receive it”, amid concerns that anti-vaccine activists may affect the population’s enthusiasm about vaccination.

The United States was the first country to give the green light to use the “Pfizer-BioNtech” vaccine, according to Agence France-Presse.

Belgium, France, and Spain have stated that starting next January, and they will vaccinate the most vulnerable groups.

The World Health Organization reports that there are 51 candidate vaccines currently being tested on humans, 13 of which have reached the final, large-scale testing stage.

Source: Russian press and Agencies