In these short videos, Dr. Paul Offit, Director of the Vaccine Education Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, answers common questions about COVID-19 and the vaccines. The video series can also be accessed through a YouTube playlist.
- Did the FDA Approve the COVID-19 Vaccines?
- Can I Get COVID-19 After Getting Vaccinated?
- Should I Get an Antibody Test to know if the COVID-19 Vaccine Worked?
- Should We Be Concerned About Coronavirus Variants?
- Can I Spread Coronavirus to Others When I Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?
- Why Does It Matter if I Don’t Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?
- What Do We Know About Blood Clots and COVID-19 Vaccine?
- What Is Known About COVID-19 and MIS-C, MIS-A & Long-haulers?
- When Can Children Get the COVID-19 Vaccine and Why Should They Get It?
- What Should I Know About COVID-19 Vaccine and Myocarditis in Teens?
- Do COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Infertility?
- Why Is It Important to Get the Flu Vaccine During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
- How Will We Know That a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Safe?
- How Do mRNA Vaccines Work?
- Are Reinfections with COVID-19 Possible?
- Why Will We Still Need to Wear Masks and Social Distance after a COVID-19 Vaccine Becomes Available?
- How Do DNA Vaccines Work?
- What Is the Difference Between a Vaccine Clinical Trial and a Vaccine Challenge Study?
- What Are the Long-term Side Effects of COVID-19 Vaccine?
- Protecting the Public with Limited COVID-19 Vaccine Supply: 1 Or 2 Doses?
- Can mRNA Vaccines Alter a Person’s DNA?
- Why Are Two Doses of the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Required?
- Should I Still Get A COVID-19 Vaccine If I Was Previously Infected?
- Are Fetal Cells Used to Make COVID-19 Vaccines?
- Do COVID-19 Vaccines Disrupt the Immune Response?
- Do COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Antibody-dependent Enhancement (ADE)?
- Who Should Not Get the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines?
- What Are the Different Ingredients Being Used in the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines?
Materials in this section are updated as new information and vaccines become available. The Vaccine Education Center staff regularly reviews materials for accuracy.
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