Are the available COVID-19 vaccines safe and effective?

Yes, the vaccines were tested on tens of thousands of people and have passed safety requirements in Phase I, Phase II and Phase III trials. Over 179 million people have gotten vaccinated in the United States so far.

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1. Are the available COVID-19 vaccines safe and effective?
2. Is it safe to get my child vaccinated?
3. Why did it take so long for the FDA to make a decision about vaccines for children under 5?
4. Is it safe to get vaccinated if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
5. How was the vaccine developed so quickly?
6. What ingredients are used in the vaccines?
7. What are the possible side effects of a COVID-19 vaccine?
8. Who is NOT recommended for each vaccine?
9. Can I get COVID-19 from the vaccine?
10. Is Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine safe?
11. Does the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine require special precautions?