AIIMS prepared in case of adverse effects: Principal investigator for Covaxin trials

New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): On management for tackling adverse event which could arise by COVID-19 vaccine, Professor of Centre for Community Medicine of AIIMS and principal investigator for Covaxin trials at AIIMS, Dr Sanjay K Rai said, “Adverse event can take place after any immunisation. Some adverse events are mild like fever, pain. Some can be severe like toxic shock syndrome, anaphylactic shock. Adverse events can take place in case of this vaccine too. We should be prepared beforehand. The arrangements are made where vaccination is done. Government guidelines also provide that if government facilities are not good at some location, integration with private sector can be done.”