Experts told the Post on Friday that women and people under 40 are more likely to suffer the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University, said: “Women and young people have more local reactions-sore arms, feeling uncomfortable or sore all day.”
He said: “People want to know if this is because women have more estrogen in their bodies, but it remains to be studied.”
Schaffner added: “The short answers have certain reasons, but we don’t know what they are.”
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In an interview with CBS affiliate WFMY, Schaffner said: “I don’t think there is any relationship between your response to the vaccine and what happened after you were infected with the virus.
However, experts say that regardless of the severity of symptoms after vaccination (this week including the nausea and dizziness of 11 people at the closed Johnson Johnson and Johnson rape jab sites), the vaccination is equally effective for everyone.
“People will say,’Well, if I don’t respond, does this mean that the vaccine is ineffective?’ The answer is no,” Dr. William Moss, a vaccine expert at Johns Hopkins University, told reporters.
He added,”[There are] There is no effect on the protective effect… If you are infected with the actual SARS-CoV-2, it will have no effect on the body’s response. “
According to reports, on Wednesday, about a dozen people had an adverse reaction to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the Dick Sporting Goods Park in the commercial city, prompting officials to close the venue.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment later emphasized that the side effects of a single injection were “consistent with what can be expected.”
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As of Friday, more than 112 million people in the United States have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
This story first appeared in New York Post.