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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