COVID-19 Vaccine Mythbusters
Myth: People with one or more comorbidities should not get vaccinated.
Fact: COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective in adults with comorbidity.
Myth: Wearing a mask is no longer necessary after getting vaccinated.
Fact: Ever after getting vaccinated, one must follow covid appropriate behaviour i.e. wearing a mask, maintaining social distance and regularly washing/sanitising hands.
Myth: If you have had Coronavirus, then you don’t need the vaccine.
Fact: It is advisable to receive the complete schedule of COVID-19 vaccine irrespective of past history of infection. One must get vaccinated three months after recovery.
Myth: Vaccine can cause infertility in men and women.
Fact: COVID-19 vaccine is completely safe and there is no scientific evidence to prove that it can cause infertility in men and women.
Myth: Women should not take the vaccine 5 days before and after their menstrual cycle.
Fact: Experts have rubbished the claim and said periods have no effect on the vaccine.
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