While early trials of several COVID-19 vaccines have shown promising results, one aspect of the trials seems pretty clear. Whenever a vaccine is available, getting it will likely cause you some side effects, like a headache, sore arm, fatigue, chills, or fever. This finding isn’t a surprise, as we see it with other currently used vaccines, like tetanus and shingles. Most people, fortunately, are willing to get a vaccine that causes short-term symptoms if they are concerned with catching a disease. With COVID-19, most people will accept that risk for the potential benefit of avoiding the virus.
That’s Gotta Hurt
The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book