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Infographic shows rarity of severe side effects following COVID-19 vaccination
The Vaccine Education Center (VEC) recently released an infographic to show who is most at risk for each of the severe side effects associated with COVID-19 vaccination and just how rarely they occur.
Check out the complete infographic [PDF, 157 KB].
Additional “Vaccine Conversations” videos
The “Vaccine Conversations” video series addresses common questions about vaccines. Find out more about the newest videos in the series:
Vaccines and risk
Dr. Risa Hoshino is a pediatrician and public health physician who works in New York City. During their conversation, Drs. Hoshino and Offit discussed:
- Why we give vaccines for diseases we don’t see
- How likely it is for a child to get a vaccine-preventable disease
- How parents can consider risk
- What it means to say there is no such thing as a “risk-free choice”
Dr. Hoshino can be found on Instagram and YouTube @dr.risahoshino.
Risk of unvaccinated people on vaccinated people
Dr. Beachgem10 is a TikTok creator and pediatric emergency medicine physician who works in Florida. During their conversation, Drs. Beachgem10 and Offit discussed:
- Why unvaccinated people pose a risk to vaccinated people
- Why “my body, my choice” is different for vaccines
- Contagiousness of COVID-19 and measles viruses
- Considerations when it comes to 5- to 11-year-olds and COVID-19
- Individual rights and vaccines
Dr. Beachgem10 can be found on Instagram @dr.beachgem10, on TikTok @beachgem10, and on YouTube @Doctor Beachgem10.
Vaccines, Pregnancy, Development & Autism
Dr. Ripudaman Minhas is a developmental pediatrician in Ontario, Canada. During their conversation, Drs. Minhas and Offit discussed common questions related to vaccines and development, including:
- Vaccination during pregnancy
- Long-term risks
- Impact on the developing nervous system
- Whether to delay pregnancy after vaccination
Dr. Minhas posts on the Punjabi Kids’ Health social media channels, including @punjabikidshealth on TikTok and Instagram, Punjabi Kids’ Health on YouTube, and @RipudamanMinhas on Twitter.