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COVID-19 Vaccine

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COVID-19 vaccine updates for providers

Infectious disease expert Sean O’Leary, MD, describes the mechanisms of action of COVID-19 vaccine candidates, the licensure and approval process, safety monitoring systems and reasoning behind the current plans for vaccine allocation.

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Physician giving a vaccine shot to a patient.

COVID-19 vaccine information for parents

With COVID-19 vaccines approved for emergency use, many parents have questions about their development, testing and safety. Dr. Sean O’Leary breaks down the latest on the effort to produce a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine and why we should trust the process.

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Charting Pediatrics episodes about the COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine resources to help address vaccine hesitancy

As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more available to certain groups, healthcare providers may receive questions regarding the safety of the vaccine. Below are several resources to help you communicate with your patients and their families about why they can trust the vaccine.