Millions of Americans have received a both doses of the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines, with the vast majority experiencing minor, temporary side effects. The safety and efficacy data has also been reviewed by an independent expert committee called the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), which also recommended the vaccines for emergency use.
No safety concerns were identified for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines in subgroup analyses by age, race, ethnicity, underlying medical conditions, or previous SARS-CoV-2 infection.
In addition, the single-dose Janssen vaccine has also met safety and efficacy standards. The data from the Janssen’s trials are based on tens of thousands of participants, and it shows that the vaccine is highly effective against severe forms of COVID-19.
Bottom line: All vaccines are good vaccines. You, your family and your community will be safer with each individual that chooses vaccination. Vaccinations have been proven to prevent severe illness and death caused by COVID-19.