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You're ready to get back to the things you love. Dinners with friends. Concerts with strangers. Birthday parties. Hugs! But you're also concerned. Is the vaccine safe? Does it work? Do you really need it?
Dr. Uma Borate
Dr. Megan Smetena
While your personal decision may feel complicated, the science is clear and simple. Health experts around the world agree that the COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and critical to protecting you and your loved ones.
Andrew Thomas, MD, explains how the vaccine protects you against infection and hospitalization from COVID-19.
Hear why nurse practitioner Ida Ayensu got the vaccine and hopes to lead by example in the African American community.