Journal article

Reported orofacial adverse effects of COVID-19 vaccines: The knowns and the unknowns

Nicola Cirillo

JOURNAL OF ORAL PATHOLOGY & MEDICINE | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Adverse events associated with vaccine administration can manifest in the oral cavity and orofacial region. Hence, the aim of this study was to compare the orofacial adverse effects of two recently authorised COVID-19 vaccines, namely BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273. METHODS: Publicly available data on BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 vaccines were accessed from the relevant regulatory authorities in the United States, Canada, European Union and United Kingdom. Both patient/recipient information and healthcare professional fact sheets for each of these drugs were manually searched to find their orofacial adverse effects. RESULTS: Adverse events affecting the orofacial region were reported for bot..

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