It’s a good idea, when you travel abroad, to know how to describe what you are feeling, in case you need to go to an emergency medical service.
Then, working with a student, she told me that she had a hard time with the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Forty-eight hours after she took it, she had a rash / she broke out in a rash on her neck and forehead. She didn’t have a fever, but her blood pressure went down / dropped / decreased. Then, she called the doctor, and the doctor prescribed her an anti-allergic medication/drug. She took the medication and rested. ‘It was weird,’ she said.
Here is a piece of news which is a good listening and reading practice, as it brings the vocabulary related to this problem.
I also had / got / experienced side effects / suffered from side effects from the Covid-19 vaccine. I had / experienced fatigue, a fever, a headache and, body aches.
In case you need to go to an emergency service, one of the questions they may ask you is: Are you allergic to any medicine/medication?
You should respond:
Yes, I’m allergic to…
What about you? Did you have / get / experience side effects or suffered from side effects from the Covid-19 vaccine? What did you have?
Nota: O intuito desta lição, é oferecer soluções lexicais, para caso necessite, você possa comunicar com segurança e tranquilidade, seus sintomas. Ao que tudo indica, o tema não deverá, tão cedo, desaparecer da nossa realidade.