Fort Lauderdale, Florida -Since Florida started implementing the COVID-19 vaccination program, medical experts at various hospitals have expressed shock. They discovered that misinformation about the vaccine was spreading rapidly on the Internet.
We talked to a medical expert who was ready to dispel the top five myths circulating on her social media and why she said fighting against accurate information is a priority.
“This really has very serious consequences for the (consequence) downstream. We have seen this in measles outbreaks in the past, so it is now particularly important to respond to COVID-1
Gulan said that the myth terminator of the COVID-19 vaccine says that vaccine misinformation spreads as fast as COVID-19.
Myth 1: COVID-19 vaccine can affect fertility
“This is a very serious problem, especially for people my age, men and women in their 30s and 40s, who want to have more children, or have no children yet. The important thing is Let them know that this myth is not based on any type of science. There is no indication that the production of the COVID-19 vaccine will have any effect on human fertility and pregnant or breastfeeding mothers. This is not a contraindication, because It will cause harm to patients-because they are also vaccinated, so as a reason to stop the drug. Pseudoscience is related to how mRNA vaccines work and is similar to the cell types in the uterus, but there is no indication that our body is not enough Smart, unable to know the difference between antibody response and uterus. Cells.”
Misunderstanding 2: Development too fast
“There is no indication that the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) have taken any shortcuts. They are made up of independent independent scientists and doctors, not anyone who was purchased and paid for, but People who read the data and make suggestions.”
Misunderstanding 3: I am allergic, so I cannot get the vaccine
“We have seen reports of people who have had a severe allergic reaction (reaction) after the COVID-19 vaccine, but so far, the only contraindication (people who should not be vaccinated) is a severe allergy to the ingredient People who react. Those found in the vaccine. This is a list of these ingredients that are very easy to obtain. Otherwise, if you have a history of drug or other allergies, you can still get the vaccine. There are only precautions-you must wait 30 minutes after vaccination (so Medical staff) can make sure you are okay.”
What are the ingredients in Pfizer’s covid-19 vaccine?
“The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine contains the following components: mRNA, lipid ((4-hydroxybutyl)azadiyl) bis(hexane-6,1-diyl) bis(2-hexyl decanoate) ,2[(polyethylene glycol)-2000]-N,N-Ticosylacetamide, 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycerol-3-phosphocholine and cholesterol), potassium chloride, potassium dihydrogen phosphate, sodium chloride, hydrogen phosphate Disodium dihydrate and sucrose. “
(See the Pfizer profile provided to people before getting the vaccine)
What are the ingredients of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine?
“Moderna COVID-19 vaccine contains the following ingredients: messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA), lipids (SM-102, polyethylene glycol [PEG] 2000 two myristyl glycerin [DMG], Cholesterol and 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine [DSPC]), tromethamine, tromethamine hydrochloride, acetic acid, sodium acetate and sucrose. “
(See the Moderna fact sheet provided to people before getting the vaccine)
Myth 4: The COVID-19 vaccine will give me COVID
“The COVID-19 vaccine is not a live virus, so you cannot be given COVID.”
Myth 5: Now that I have a vaccine, I don’t have to wear a mask
“Before we do make the vaccine widely available, to make it easy to use, and we need to understand how the vaccine really protects us, we need to keep shelter and physical distance. We really have to continue all these things to ensure that our pandemic is over We want to return to normal. Vaccines are our way to return to normal.”
What is the final touch to break these myths?
“Look for reputable sources, such as the CDC and FDA, your physicians, pharmacists, and people who really provide this good, reliable and accurate information.”
If you have any questions, please talk to your doctor instead of your Facebook friends.
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