After dealing with an unprecedented year like 2020, we finally see some rays of sunshine due to the development of COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccines, namely Pfizer and Moderna, have been authorized in our country, and the vaccination has already begun. In fact, Dr. Anthony Fauci said quite recently that they are administrating almost half a million injections a day.
Both vaccines require two doses, the last one being administrated almost four weeks after the first one. And if you’re wondering why you need to take two doses, infectious disease expert Dr. John A. Sellick D.O. explained that to us. He said that the first dose primes the immune system, while the second one boosts it in order to give high-level protection.
Vaccination is crucial to put an end to this pandemic that has forced us to change so many aspects of our lives, but, nevertheless, a question is still popping into our heads every single time we think about it.
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