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Covid-19 Live Updates

The New York Times, Jan. 28, 2021

January 28, 2021

Covid-19 Live Updates

Your every Covid-19 vaccine question answered. Really. … I’ve heard that taking a pain reliever after getting a Covid-19 vaccine could blunt its effectiveness. Is that true? … Several medical groups, including the Henry Ford Health System and UCI Health, advise against taking pain relievers before your shot but agree that it’s fine to take an over-the-counter pain reliever for discomfort after getting the vaccine.