I don’t have an answer for you Wave, but as far as I know, all the shots were intended for older people as well. Maybe just a temporary side effect? I’ve read that vaccines can give you mild versions of the disease they are supposed to protect against but i dunno.
According to a document the company submitted to the FDA, the Moderna vaccine can provide 80.2% protection after one dose, compared to 95.6% after the second (in people aged 18 to 65 – it’s 86.4% in those over 65). As with the Pfizer vaccine, all participants in the phase three trial received two doses of the vaccine or a placebo within a single set time period – in this case, 28 days – so it’s not yet known whether the immunity from a single vaccine would continue, or drop off after this stage.
It sounds like these side effects seem to be a little late
Side effects and safety information
Most common side effects
In the arm where you got the shot:
Throughout the rest of your body:
These side effects usually start within a day or two of getting the vaccine. They might feel like flu symptoms and might even affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days. Get tips on what to expect after getting vaccinated.