- 1 What are the common side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
- 2 What is the COVID-19 vaccine introduction toolbox?
- 3 Is it safe to take paracetamol before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?
- 4 Will healthcare workers be required to get Covid vaccine?
- 5 What are the mild-to-moderate side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
- 6 What are the organs most affected by COVID‐19?
- 7 What is the origin of COVID-19?
- 8 Where was COVID-19 first discovered?
- 9 What time is the Queensland Covid update?
- 10 Who are at higher risk of developing serious illness from COVID-19?
What are the common side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
Reported side effects to COVID-19 vaccines have mostly been mild to moderate and short-lasting. They include: fever, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, chills, diarrhoea, and pain at the injection site. The chances of any of these side effects following vaccination differ according to the specific COVID-19 vaccine.
What is the COVID-19 vaccine introduction toolbox?
The COVID-19 vaccine introduction toolbox equips all countries to prepare for and implement COVID-19 vaccination by providing guidance, tools, and training. This toolbox is intended to support Ministries of Health, health workers, partner organizations, and other stakeholders.
Is it safe to take paracetamol before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine?
Taking painkillers such as paracetamol before receiving the COVID-19 vaccine to prevent side effects is not recommended. This is because it is not known how painkillers may affect how well the vaccine works.
Will healthcare workers be required to get Covid vaccine?
From 17 September 2021, COVID-19 vaccination will be mandatory for all residential aged care workers. Residential aged care workers will be required to have received a minimum first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by this time.
What are the mild-to-moderate side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?
Mild-to-moderate side effects, like a low-grade fever or muscle aches, are normal and not a cause for alarm: they are signs that the body’s immune system is responding to the vaccine, specifically the antigen (a substance that triggers an immune response), and is gearing up to fight the virus.
What are the organs most affected by COVID‐19?
The lungs are the organs most affected by COVID‐19
What is the origin of COVID-19?
Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus. It was first isolated from three people with pneumonia connected to the cluster of acute respiratory illness cases in Wuhan. All structural features of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus particle occur in related coronaviruses in nature.
Where was COVID-19 first discovered?
The first known infections from SARS-CoV-2 were discovered in Wuhan, China. The original source of viral transmission to humans remains unclear, as does whether the virus became pathogenic before or after the spillover event.
What time is the Queensland Covid update?
Queenslanders will find out this morning if the state’s health officials are comfortable enough with the latest COVID-19 numbers to lift the lockdown at 4:00pm.
Who are at higher risk of developing serious illness from COVID-19?
Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.