What are some common side-effects of the pneumococcal vaccine?
Some people may feel faint after the vaccination
Sit for 15 minutes to avoid fainting
Soreness, redness, or swelling at the injection site, slight headache, body aches or tiredness; fever of more than 38ºC is not common
These side effects usually go away on its own within 2 to 3 days
You may take Paracetamol to help to relieve the pain or fever
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