COVID-19 has upended all our lives but with vaccine rollouts happening across the country, there is finally an end in sight…but only if enough people actually get vaccinated. So when your friend/aunt/colleague tells you that they’re considering not getting the vaccine, you’re understandably concerned—for them and for the general population. Your plan of action? Know the facts. We spoke to the experts to find out who actually shouldn’t get the vaccine (note: this is a very small group of people), and how to address the concerns of those who are skeptical about it.
Note: The below information relates to the two COVID-19 vaccines that are currently available to Americans and developed by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna.