New Delhi: The outbreak of the second wave of Coronavirus Pandemic in India is increasing continuously and in the meantime, the work of vaccine is being done at a rapid pace. However, there are still many doubts about Vaccine’s side effects and people are hesitating to get vaccinated. In such a situation, what should be done before and after getting the vaccine, the Health Ministry has issued a guideline.
Step-1: If you have ever been allergic to a vaccine before
According to the Ministry of Health, the person who is vaccinated with Covid-19 should ask if he/she has ever had any allergy or reaction to any vaccine. If this has happened before then the person should be sent to the allergy specialist. One should proceed with the advice of a specialist.
Step-2: Health conditions should be assessed
According to the ministry, the health conditions reported by the vaccine manufacturer as a precaution should be assessed. This includes pregnancy, compromised immune system, and any serious illness in elderly persons. People with these conditions are eligible for vaccination, but they should be given the necessary information and advice.
Step-3: information should be given about side effects
After applying the vaccine, there are some side effects, which means that the vaccine is working in the body. These side effects include hand pain, mild fever, fatigue, headache, pain in muscles or joints.
Step-4: Vaccine can be applied after this
According to the Ministry of Health, the vaccine can be administered after assessing health conditions and giving information on side effects.
Step-5: 15 minutes assessment after applying the vaccine
According to the ministry, the person vaccinated after vaccination should be assessed for 15 minutes. At the same time, anyone who is allergic to a vaccine should be assessed for 30 minutes after applying the corona vaccine. Apart from this, the person should also be informed about where to report if there is a further reaction.
Step-6: Immediately tell the medical supervisor about the reaction
After applying the vaccine, if the person has any unexpected or severe reactions and allergies, it should be immediately reported to the medical supervisor.