According to research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the USA, Covid-19 It was reported that the majority of those who reported adverse effects from the vaccine were women.
In the study conducted on approximately 7 thousand people, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Covid-19 vaccine Women reported 80 percent of people who reported side effects, including headache, fatigue and dizziness, after they occurred.
In the study based on the first month of the vaccine, the data of more than 13 million people who were vaccinated as of January 13 were analyzed.
As of 13 January, 8 million 436 thousand 863 of 13 million 794 thousand 904 people who were vaccinated were reported to be women, while this amount showed that 61.2 percent of those vaccinated were female patients.
Shelly Kendeffy, a medical technician at Pennsylvania State College who received the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, told The New York Times that she felt well soon after receiving the vaccine.
‘ALL THE VACCINATED THOSE AROUND ME HAVE A SIDE EFFECT’
But in the afternoon Kendeffy said, “My teeth were clattering, but I was sweating. I was soaked with sweat, but I was very cold.” Stating that six of his seven female colleagues around him showed similar symptoms, Kendeffy reported that they experienced symptoms such as body aches, tremors and fatigue, while the seventh person who did not show any symptoms experienced night vomiting.
‘HALF OF MY COLLEAGUES WERE NOT HAVING A PROBLEM’
Stating that one of the eight male colleagues around him who was vaccinated felt general pain, one had a headache, and two had fatigue, Kendeffy said that four male colleagues had no problems.
WOMEN HAVE MORE SIDE EFFECTS ALSO IN THE FLU OUTBREAK IN 2009
Sabra Klein, a microbiologist and immunologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, told The New York Times that she “was not at all surprised” given that “the gender difference in side effects after the Covid-19 vaccine is completely consistent with past reports of other vaccines.” .
In 2013, a study by scientists reported that adult women had more side effects than men when they got the flu shot during the 2009 flu epidemic.
‘INDICATOR OF IMMUNITY’
“They create a very robust immune response,” Sabra Klein told The New York Times, saying that despite the high amount of side effects women should not be worried about the effects of the vaccine. As a result of these side effects, they will probably be protected from Covid-19 ”.