COVID booster: Nathan Bartlett explains why we get a sore armpit after third COVID vaccine

Anita Beaumont
By Anita Beaumont
Updated January 17 2022 - 10:17pm, first published 8:30pm

A SORE, swollen armpit and upper chest area after having the COVID-19 vaccine booster - a phenomena dubbed by some as "Pfizer boob" - has been flagged as one of the most common "adverse events" reported to the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).

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Anita Beaumont

Anita Beaumont

Journalist

Anita Beaumont is a health and general news reporter at the Newcastle Herald.