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Are there long-term side effects from COVID-19 vaccine?

2020-12-22T14:41:24-06:00December 22nd, 2020|

Because all COVID-19 vaccines are new, it will take more time and more people getting vaccinated to learn about very rare or possible long-term side effects. The good news is, at least 8 weeks’ worth of safety data were gathered in the clinical trials for all the authorized vaccines, and it’s unusual for vaccine side [...]

How do I report problems or bad reactions after getting a COVID-19 vaccine?

2020-12-22T14:41:22-06:00December 22nd, 2020|

I am encouraging all recipients who receive the vaccine to enroll in v-safe. This is a smartphone tool you can use to tell CDC if you have any side effects after getting a COVID-19 vaccine. If you report serious side effects, someone from CDC will call to follow up. I will give you instructions for [...]

How do I know if COVID-19 vaccine is safe?

2020-12-22T14:40:51-06:00December 22nd, 2020|

All COVID-19 vaccines were tested in clinical trials involving tens of thousands of people to make sure they meet safety standards and protect adults of different ages, races, and ethnicities. There were no serious safety concerns. CDC and the FDA will keep monitoring the vaccines to look for safety issues after they are authorized and [...]