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Your most commonly asked COVID-19 vaccine questions answered

Side effects? Allergic reactions?
Posted at 3:26 PM, Dec 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-12 11:34:09-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A national survey shows that Americans have mixed feelings about accepting the COVID-19 vaccine once it becomes widely available. A lot of questions and misinformation surround the new FDA recommended Pfizer vaccine, we spoke with CHI Health infectious disease experts Dr. David Quimby and Dr. Renuga Vivekanandan to get you answers.

Q: Are you injecting yourself with COVID-19 when you get the vaccine?

Q: How can big pharmacy corporations be trusted with this?

Q: Can you still get infected, and infect others, if you get vaccinated?

Q: Will you get sick after getting vaccinated?

Q: How can a vaccine that was developed so quickly be trusted?

Q: Will the Pfizer vaccine affect or alter DNA?

Q: Word of severe allergic reactions after vaccine in the United Kingdom. How likely are allergic reactions expected to be a widespread problem?

Q: What percentage of the population needs to get vaccinated for significant change of infection rates?

Q: What percentage of the population needs to get vaccinated for significant change of infection rates?

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