“The side effects are about the same as we’ve seen in the adult population. Mild soreness in the arm, a low-grade fever, maybe a headache, maybe some muscle aches, but they only last 12 to 24 hours and they are very mild,” said Dr. Reginald Washington, the chief medical officer at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children.

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