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  1. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in individuals 16 years of age and older. The emergency use authorization allows the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to be distributed in the U.S.


Emergency Use Authorization Status:
Authorized
Name:
Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
Manufacturer:
Pfizer Inc.

Authorized Use

For the prevention of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for individuals 16 years of age and older

Common Side Effects

The most commonly reported side effects, which typically lasted several days, were pain at the injection site, tiredness, headache, muscle pain, chills, joint pain, and fever. Of note, more people experienced these side effects after the second dose than after the first dose, so it is important for vaccination providers and recipients to expect that there may be some side effects after either dose, but even more so after the second dose. Learn more.

Additional Information

Translations of the Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers

Fact Sheet Language
بيان حقائق للمتلقي القاح ومقدمي الرعاية عربي (Arabic)
ကာကွယ်ဆေး လက်ခံရရှိသူများနှင့် စောင့်ရှောက်မှု ပေးသူများအတွက် သတင်းအချက်အလက် စာရွက် မြန်မာ (Burmese)
ᎤᏙᎯᏳ ᎪᏪᎳᏅ ᎾᏍᎩᎾ ᏗᏂᏁᏍᎩ ᎠᎴ ᎤᎾᏓᎦᏎᏍᏗ ᏗᎾᏓᏍᏕᎵᏍᎩ ᎩᎵᏏ (Cherokee)
TAROPWEN AFFAT (IKA FACT SHEET) REN CHON ANGEI ME CHON TUMUN Foosun Chuuk (Chuukese)
接受者和护理者须知 中文 (Chinese, Simplified)
接受者和護理者須知 英語 (Chinese Traditional)
برگه اطالعات برای دریافت کنندگان و ارائه کنندگان مراقبت فارسی (Farsi)
FICHE D'INFORMATION POUR LES BÉNÉFICIAIRES ET LES AIDANTS Français (French)
MERKBLATT FÜR EMPFÄNGER UND BETREUER Deutsch (German)
પ્રાપ્તકર્તાઓ અને કાળજી રાખનારા માટે ફેક્ટ શીટ ગુજરાતી (Gujarati)
FEY ENFOMASYON POU MOUN K’AP RESEVWA AVEK MOUN K’AP BAY SWEN Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian Creole)
प्राप्तकर्ताओं और देखभाल कर्ताओं के लिए तथ्य पत्र/फैक्ट शीट हिन्दी (Hindi)
DAIM NTAWV QHIA TSEEB RAU COV NEEG TAU KEV PAB THIAB COV NEEG ZOV TU Hmoob (Hmong)
SCHEDA INFORMATIVA PER RICEVENTI E ASSISTENTI Italiano (Italian)
ZIEN JAUV-LOUC SOU-ZEIV BUN ZIPV TENGX CAUX ZIUX GOUX NYEI MIENH Ang^gitc Waac (Iu Mien)
ワクチン接種を受ける人と介護従事者のためのファクトシート 日本 (Japanese)
បញ្ជីហេតុការណ៍សម្រាប់អ្នកទទួលនិងអ្នកថែរទាំ ភាសាអង់គ្លេស (Khmer)
환자와 의료진을 위한 정보지 한국어 (Korean)
TQANIL YOL TE KYE Q’ANIL IX QE XJAL TUN TOK KYB’AQ Tuj qyol (Mam)
PEPA IN MEḶEḶE KO REMOOL ÑAN RO REJ LOLOORJAKE Ājmuur IM AENŌṂṂAN Pālle (Marshallese)
Bich’į’ azláágo Aa’áhál yání Yaa’ áháyánígíí Yaa’áko nízin doo gi Bił Ííshjáán Alnééh Bilagáanaa Bizaad jí (Navajo)
ARKUSZ INFORMACYJNY DLA OSÓB SZCZEPIONYCH I ICH OPIEKUNÓW Polski (Polish)
FICHA TÉCNICA PARA RECEPTORES E CUIDADORES Português (Portuguese)
ИНФОРМАЦИОННЫЙ БЮЛЛЕТЕНЬ ДЛЯ РЕЦИПИЕНТОВ И СПЕЦИАЛИСТОВ ПО УХОДУ Русский (Russian)
HOJA INFORMATIVA PARA RECEPTORES Y PROVEDORES DE CUIDADO Español (Spanish)
XAASHIDA MACLUUMAADKA EE LOOGU TALAGALAY TALLAAL QAATAYAASHA IYO DARYEELAYAASHA Soomaali (Somali)
FACT SHEET PARA SA MGA TATANGGAP AT TAGAPAG-ALAGA Tagalog (Tagalog)
TỜ THÔNG TIN CHO NGƯỜI NHẬN VÀ NHỮNG NGƯỜI CHĂM SÓC Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
אינפאָרמאַציע בלאט פאר די וועלכע באקומען און פאר הילפער (גבאים) אידיש (Yiddish)

 

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