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What are the symptoms of a reaction to pneumococcal vaccine?
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Most reactions are mild and, on average, about half of the children are drowsy after the shot, have a temporary loss of appetite, or have redness or tenderness where the shot was given.
About 1 out of 3 have swelling where the shot was given, about 1 of 3 have a mild fever, about 1 in 20 had a higher fever (over 102of), and about 8 out of 10 become fussy or irritable.

In brief: See below:
Most reactions are mild and, on average, about half of the children are drowsy after the shot, have a temporary loss of appetite, or have redness or tenderness where the shot was given.
About 1 out of 3 have swelling where the shot was given, about 1 of 3 have a mild fever, about 1 in 20 had a higher fever (over 102of), and about 8 out of 10 become fussy or irritable.
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