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Covid-19: Vaccines and vaccination questions and answers

Answers to commonly asked questions about the Covid-19 vaccines

2021 Available in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese

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Due to the urgent need for a vaccine to help protect people from Covid-19, many different vaccines are being developed by scientists around the world.

This document answers some of the most commonly asked questions about how the vaccines work and their safety and effectiveness, as well as pointing readers to other sources of trustworthy information.

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