Part 10: COVID-19 vaccines and long-term side effects
- There are many other vaccines for which we do have safety data stretching back for decades. Experience with these vaccines has taught us that side effects are usually uncovered within a few months of administration.
- These next-generation mRNA and viral-vector platforms have been under investigation and testing for years already, long before the emergence of COVID-19. The virus causing COVID-19 has actually been around for less time than vaccine technology being used. In addition, we know that the virus itself causes long-term complications. The effects of the virus on our health in years to come is also unknown.