Study: Most COVID-19 vaccine side effects attributed to placebo effect
A new study says side effects from the COVID-19 vaccines are a lot less common than you'd think.
The study found that a large number of side effects reported by patients after receiving their shot can be attributed to the placebo effect.
The placebo effect occurs when people anticipate certain effects from a medical treatment so much so, that they feel the symptoms they were expecting.
As COVID-19 cases continue to spread in the U.S., experts say this information could be key to getting more people vaccinated.