If you’re feeling nervous about getting the Covid-19 vaccine, you’re not the only one.
While some have fears due to concerns about how the pandemic has been handled and others have bought into misinformation online, there’s another group of people who are worried about the physical ins and outs of actually getting the vaccine.
Not because of the vaccine itself, but because they’re scared of injections.
Having a fear of needles – trypanophobia – is extremely common, and can have a real effect on your health.
The immense anxiety associated with injections may mean someone delays medical treatment, and in the case of the coronavirus vaccine, this phobia might put people off getting it entirely, putting their physical health at risk.
Then there’s the shame of admitting that something that seems so tiny – getting an injection – is…