‘Covid Arm’ Rash After the Moderna Shot Is Common but Not Worrisome

Reactions frequently occur after vaccines while the immune system is doing its thing

Tara Haelle
Medium Coronavirus Blog

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About five days after I got my Moderna vaccine, I found myself scratching the place where I’d gotten it. At first it was automatic, like scratching any itch, but soon I realized it was really itchy — and big…

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Tara Haelle
Medium Coronavirus Blog

Tara Haelle is a science journalist, public speaker, and author of Vaccination Investigation and The Informed Parent. Follow her at @tarahaelle.