Why do I need to stay in the clinic for 30 min after getting a shot?
Vaccine and vaccination process are very safe. Most side effects, such as pain or fever, if any, will be mild and spontaneous recover.
However, there is one immediate serious reaction to vaccine called anaphylaxis. It is very rare and only occurs when your body totally reject the vaccine. The patient will develop rash, syncope, difficulty of breathing which require immediate medical treatment. After prompt and proper treatment, patient will be recovered perfectly.
Unfortunately, there is no way to predict who will develop this reaction. But if it will occur, it wll occur immediately. Most case develop within 5-10 min after getting shot. This is why, just to be sure and safe, you should stay in our hospital for at least 30minutes. Should any immediate reaction happen, we could treat you promptly.