Reporting side effects

What do you need to be aware of after vaccination with COMIRNATY®?

The COVID-19 vaccine COMIRNATY® is well tolerated.


Like all vaccines, COMIRNATY® can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.


Very common side effects (may affect more than 1 in 10 people) are pain and swelling at the injection site, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, joint pain, chills, or fever.


For more information on side effects, please see the Patient Information Leaflet: Digital package leaflet.


Please talk to your doctor if you have any symptoms after the vaccination. Please report any symptoms that you or your doctor suspect may be side effects.

Reporting side effects

By reporting side effects you can help collect more information on the safety of this vaccine.


Please report any side effects to your doctor or to the vaccination site. You also have the option of reporting suspected side effects using the common reporting portal of the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) and the Paul Ehrlich Institute (PEI):



Fax: +49 6131 77-1234


You can also contact the BioNTech Service Team with any other questions.


BioNTech Service-Team
Telefon: +49 6131 9084-0
Fax: +49 6131 9084-2121
Daily: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.