COVID-19 Vaccine Myths vs. Facts

VIDEO (8:36)
February 12, 2021
Senior Vice President, CVS Health and Chief Medical Officer, CVS Caremark

There is no shortage of rumors and misinformation online regarding the COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Sree sets the record straight.

In this video, Dr. Sree Chaguturu, MD, answers these questions:

  • MYTH: The vaccine will give a person COVID-19.
  • MYTH: The vaccine can cause serious illness or even death.
  • MYTH: mRNA vaccines can alter a person’s genes.
  • MYTH: The vaccine includes a tracking device so the government can keep tabs on me.
  • MYTH: The vaccines are not safe because manufacturers cut corners to develop them faster.
  • MYTH: I already had COVID-19 so I don’t need to get the vaccine because I’m immune.
  • MYTH: Once I receive both doses of the vaccine,I no longer need to wear a mask in public or follow social distancing guidelines.
  • MYTH: I don’t have any underlying health conditions, and I’m under age 65, so I don’t need to get the vaccine.
  • MYTH: The vaccine can cause infertility in women and men.

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VIDEO (8:36)
February 12, 2021
Senior Vice President, CVS Health and Chief Medical Officer, CVS Caremark
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