COVID-19 vaccines

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COVID-19 vaccines dominated pharma industry news during the first half of this year.

It’s little wonder, too, since vaccines are the best hope to return the world to some kind of post-pandemic “normal.”

As with any new medical treatments — especially ones authorized amid an emergency — there have been questions about side effects. Drug Discovery & Development delved into what experts and scientific studies are saying. The overall conclusion is clear: While reactogenicity is a valid concern, the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines greatly outweigh the risks for the vast majority of patients.

Here are eight stories of our stories that delved into potential COVID-19 vaccine side effects: