Assessment of adverse event following immunization and its co-relates among COVID-19 vaccine recipient in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh: A cross-sectional study
Keywords:COVID-19, AEFI, Vaccine, Uttar Pradesh, India
Background: The COVID-19 pandemic is a global emergency. AEFIs reporting and assessment should be done with high priority as they could change the benefit-risk profile of the vaccine. Objective: To assess adverse effects after COVID-19 vaccination. Methods: This cross-sectional study conducted among 605 heath functionaries taken part from January 2021 to March 2021. Results: The most common AEFI reported was pain at injection site (51.9%). Gender, previous COVID status and perception before vaccination were significantly associated with AEFI. Conclusion: There was no serious adverse event after vaccination. COVID vaccine has a good safety profile.
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