Sarah Coles, MD
Sarah Coles, MD

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sarah Coles, MD
Sarah Coles, MD
Side Effects Mean Your COVID-19 Vaccine is Working, But What If You Don’t Have a Reaction?

Infectious disease experts say there is no evidence that a lack of side effects means the vaccinated person is unprotected against COVID-19. Sarah Coles, MD, a family physician and assistant professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, wrote a blog post about the topic for Dear Pandemic, a group of women physicians and scientists who have been providing plain-language COVID-19 guidance to the public since the spring of 2020.

About the College

Founded in 2007, the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. By cultivating collaborative research locally and globally, the college accelerates discovery in a number of critical areas — including cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury and cardiovascular disease. Championed as a student-centric campus, the college has graduated 669 physicians, all of whom received exceptional training from nine clinical partners and more than 2,600 diverse faculty members. As the anchor to the Phoenix Bioscience Core, which is projected to have an economic impact of $3.1 billion by 2025, the college prides itself on engaging with the community, fostering education, inclusion, access and advocacy.