Covid-19 Vaccine Mythbusters
Some people are busy spreading myths over social media that are clouding people’s judgment on whether to get vaccinated or not.
Today, we are going to bust some of those myths and clear any lingering doubts you have regarding COVID-19 vaccine.
MYTH: COVID-19 vaccines were developed in a rushed manner Though the vaccines were completed in record time, they weren't developed in a rush!
MYTH: You don’t need a second shot of the vaccine The total protection is only ensured through two doses of the vaccines. Both the doses should be of the same vaccine.
MYTH: Vaccine is not meant for older adults with poor health conditions Older adults are at a higher risk of contracting the disease. So, they should get vaccinated as soon as possible.
MYTH: You might contract adverse effects from the vaccine if you have any allergies There is no serious adverse effect. You might get a mild hay fever or food allergy post-vaccination although.
MYTH: Since you recovered from COVID-19, you don’t need the vaccine Many people got COVID-19 again after recovering. This is why a person who has recovered from COVID-19 needs to get vaccinated.
MYTH: Pregnant women can’t get vaccinated Pregnant women are also at a high risk of contracting COVID-19. After consulting from the obstetrician, one can get vaccinated.
It’s important that even after getting vaccinated, you follow the basic norms and precautions. #StayHome #StaySafe