Herpes simplex encephalitis after receiving COVID-19 vaccine; a case report


Shortly after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, different vaccines were developed to combat it. The vaccines had different mechanisms and triggered cellular and humoral immune responses against the virus. In addition to their positive effects, various side effects have been reported for them. They rarely cause severe complications. They can also rarely trigger latent infections. The present case report presents a patient who developed herpes simplex encephalitis after receiving the second dose of the Covaxin (BBV152).

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IssueVol 6 No 4 (2022): Autumn (October) QRcode
SectionCase (report / study)
DOI 10.18502/fem.v6i4.10443
Adverse Effects BBV152 COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19 COVID-19 Vaccines Encephalitis Herpes Simplex Vaccination

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Ebadi Z, Ghadiri F, Asadollahzade E, Naser Moghadasi A. Herpes simplex encephalitis after receiving COVID-19 vaccine; a case report. Front Emerg Med. 2022;6(4):e56.


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