COVID vaccines are safe and effective
Last updated 9/13/2021 at 10:04am
In my work as a primary care Physician Assistant I regularly advocate to all patients that they get the COVID-19 vaccine. One question I am regularly asked: “The C19 vaccine was rushed, how do I know it’s safe?”
I think medicine in general struggles to explain complex subjects in a media environment where only sound-bites are heard and only a few characters on are read. Nuance and long explanation are difficult. So I want to be clear with my patients in my community: The COVID-19 vaccines are incredibly safe and are incredibly effective. If you have not gotten vaccina...