AIIMS security guard develops allergic reaction after being vaccinated

India kick started the largest COVID vaccination drive on Saturday and a security guard who was administered a shot of Covaxin at AIIMS has been admitted to the hospital after he developed an allergic reaction. According to reports  the guard suffered headache, rash, respiratory distress, and tachycardia after getting the first shot of ‘Covaxin’.

His symptoms worsened about half an hour after this initial stabilization but the Hospital administration said that the 20-year-old condition is stable now. AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said “He was immediately managed with appropriate treatment and he improved. He is stable. As a precautionary measure he has been admitted for overnight observation and his condition is being monitored. He is likely to be discharged in the morning.”


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