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What common side effects are expected after vaccination with Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine?

In clinical trials of Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine, pain or tenderness at the injection site was the most frequently reported local reaction among vaccine recipients; redness and swelling were reported less frequently. Fatigue, headache, and muscle pain were the most commonly reported systemic reactions. Most symptoms were mild to moderate in severity and resolved within 1 to 3 days. Overall, symptoms were more frequent in people ages 18 through 64 years compared to people ages 65 years and older and more frequent after dose 2 than dose 1.

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