Details for Addressing COVID-19 vaccine

Addressing COVID-19 vaccine
misconceptions and misinformation
People are still getting infected. Does this mean that the vaccine doesn’t work?
• Vaccines work very well and offer strong protection against COVID-19.
• Vaccines were created to stop the infection from causing severe illness and death.
• Studies through the CDC show people who have been vaccinated have a...

5X REDUCED RISK OF INFECTION
GREATER THAN 10X REDUCED RISK OF HOSPITALIZATION
GREATER THAN 10X REDUCED RISK OF DEATH
• While much less likely, people who have been vaccinated can still get
breakthrough cases of COVID-19.
• Those who are vaccinated, but become infected with COVID-19, are
much less likely to experience severe symptoms, require hospitalization,
die, or experience long-haul symptoms.
• Getting vaccinated protects against severe illness from COVID-19 including
the Delta variant.

Trust the Facts, Get the Vax!
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Adopted by permission from the Missouri State Medical Association and the Wisconsin Medical Society, September 2021. Sources:
Center for Disease Control and Preventions, Mayo Clinic, John Hopkins University, Cleveland Clinic, Minnesota Department of Health.

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