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Are You Afraid of the Coronavirus Vaccine?

Monday, March 08, 2021 2:21 PM

In this episode, we debunk myths and fact-check fears of the COVID-19 vaccines with Dr. Jennifer Grant, a NorthShore infectious disease physician.

As we approach the one year mark of the pandemic, Dr. Grant candidly addresses vaccine hesitancy by debunking myths about the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines with solid facts. Does the vaccine affect fertility? Does it reduce transmission of the virus? Who should and should not get vaccinated? How often does anaphylaxis occur after vaccination? Hear her answers to these questions and more.

Jennifer Grant, MD is a board certified Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine physician. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine, please visit https://www.northshore.org/covid-19-information-resources/covid-19-vaccine/. For information on COVID-19, please visit http://www.northshore.org/coronavirus.