COVID-19 Myths and Misconceptions
Posted: Mar 08, 2021
As COVID-19 vaccines are becoming increasingly available to the general public, many misconceptions about the vaccine and its effect have began to circulate.
A recent poll across the United States indicates that 30% of the population does not plan on receiving the vaccine, thus postponing the possibility of herd immunity and potentially putting the nation's health at risk.
Josh Andersen, a current BYU Professor with a PhD in molecular virology, leads research in the Fritz. B. Burns Cancer Research Laboratory.
In this Q&A he addresses the common myths and misconceptions associated with receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in order to help educate the campus community and encourage vaccinations across the world.
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Photo by Nate Edwards from BYU Photo. Authored by Audrey Davis Ahlstrom.