Rutgers faculty who see patients are among the first in New Jersey to receive both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that are required to develop immunity. As the vaccine rollout continues in the state and more people will soon qualify, we asked our faculty to share their experience so people can know what to expect – and know that any mild discomfort or symptoms they may experience are worth it. Pfizer and Moderna reported their vaccines’ most common adverse reaction was soreness at the injection site, with more than half of the recipients also experiencing fatigue and headaches. Other adverse reactions included muscle pain, joint pain, chills or low-grade fever. To read the full story.