Myths and Truths About COVID-19 Vaccine

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The need to introduce immunity through vaccines against COVID-19 in our societies remains essential to protect you from the virus, to continuously function on the effects and to achieve the privilege that more people live a life without this disease.

In this material we will teach you how to combat the most prominent myths about COVID-19:-

Myths and Truths About COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccine advance

1. Was the development of the COVID-19 vaccine faster than other vaccines?

All the vaccines tested have gone through the same safety and efficacy processes. Due to the global contagion and thousands of deaths that this virus has caused, collaboration and public financing for its immediacy increased.

Over other viruses, thanks to the scientists who have worked since SARS and MERS epidemics, a great advantage has been given to those who today with more technology have developed advances and safety of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccination safety

2. Is it safe to get vaccinated?

Confidence depends on the safety and effectiveness that the COVID-19 vaccine prioritizes, since it must be approved in different phases of study where tests that support the correct use in people are tested. This approval ensures its efficacy, as well as safety in relation to the vaccine, the dose that is needed and how it should be administered.

Our country has an approved vaccine, the general use will be progressive. In the same way, there will be continuous monitoring and follow-up through an immunization plan as a containment and prevention strategy for COVID-19.

3. Does the COVID-19 vaccine have side effects?

The experimental process of the vaccines in phase 3 showed mild symptoms such as headache and inflammation in the area where it was applied, but it was not considered dangerous.

When a vaccine is developed for immunity, a series of studies are carried out that contribute to the prevention of serious secondary signs that endanger your health. Until the moment of the vaccine applied in the country, no symptoms have appeared in people, and some cases have even completed Phase 4 of the surveillance of adverse impacts.

4. When I get vaccinated can I stop wearing a mask?

Say: I will no longer use the mask! it does not solve anything, it is a wrong statement. Since the gradual process of application of vaccines applies mainly to exposed groups ; It is essential to stay protected as provided by the state’s recommendations regarding the correct use of the mask , social distancing and self-care, which will notably help prevent the transmission of the virus.

5. If I recovered from COVID-19, should I still get vaccinated?

Yes, due to exposure to the virus and all that it entails, there is the possibility of being infected with coronavirus again. Regardless of whether you’ve had COVID-19 or not, opting to get immunized will give you an opportunity to avoid getting seriously ill and dying.

Learn to develop natural immunity and support yourself from the medical solutions that science and technology have achieved, this induced immunity that the coronavirus vaccine has available has been true evidence of the fight against COVID-19.

6. Can we all get the vaccine

It is known that when there is a need, the demand will be high and the supply lower. Consequently, the availability of this vaccine is introduced by several stages, that is, when determining the highest risk groups in the population, they must be the first to receive it and be vaccinated. For this reason, treatment will be progressive and everyone’s support is needed to save many lives.

 

7. Should I follow the health measures compliance after getting vaccinated?

Continuing with public health standards is necessary to combat COVID-19, these are basic recommendations that you must defend and preserve in the conjuncture:

  • Hand washing.
  • Disinfection of spaces, clothes, articles and objects of daily use.
  • Proper use of masks and face shield.
  • Physical distancing.
  • Other important directions in the new coronavirus outbreak .

From now that they administer the first doses of the vaccine, it will take time to distribute and vaccinate the next groups in the following stages, estimating that it will be possible to stop COVID-19 infections when at least a third of the population reaches the immunity and the disease of the community is eliminated.