According to the committee, several study participants have already experienced side effects with fillers. A California-based dermatologist said the reaction was immunological, ABC7 reported on Thursday.
“Your immune system, which causes inflammation, gets faster when you get a vaccine. This is how it’s supposed to work,” said Dr. Shirley Chi, who found the side effects were easily managed by medical staff.
“So it makes sense that you see an immune response in certain areas where you see a substance that is not a naturally occurring substance in your body.”
However, she said the side effects shouldn’t prevent people from getting the vaccine.
“In these cases, all of the patients had swelling and inflammation in the area where the filler was administered,” Chi said.
“Some patients had a cheek filler six months before the vaccine and one patient had a lip filler two days after the vaccine. All were treated with steroids and antihistamines and all of their reactions resolved. “
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine received FDA approval on Fridayand offers an alternative to one from Pfizer and BioNTech.
The two are working “better than we dared hope,” said NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins told The Associated Press. “Science works here, science has done something amazing.”
Early results from large, unfinished studies show both Vaccines appear to be safe and highly protective Although Moderna’s is easier to handle as it does not need to be stored in extremely frozen temperatures.