32 cases of side effects after COVID-19 vaccination identified in Finland

More than 30 cases of side effects after vaccination against  have been recorded in Finland. This was reported on Friday, January 15, by the country’s Agency for Safety and Health Development (Fimea).

“Fimea had received 32 reports of side effects after the first dose of the Community   by January 15. Allergic reactions, including anaphylactic reaction, injection site pain, muscle pain, enlarged lymph nodes, as well as nausea, rash, fatigue, headaches, and chills, among others, have been reported,” the agency noted.

As it is specified, these effects are expected with the introduction of drugs.

Earlier in January, it was reported that eight different complications were reported in Finland during the week, including anaphylactic shock after vaccination against 

The vaccination is administered with a Pfizer drug. Moderna  is expected to arrive soon, the agency said.

Earlier, in December 2020, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved a Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for use in European countries, and later a vaccine from the American company Moderna for use in the EU.

During the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine trial, six participants died. Two deaths occurred in the vaccinated group and four in the placebo group.

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