Moving Forward: Bay Area medical experts discuss concerns surrounding COVID-19 vaccines

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Medical experts discuss concerns surrounding COVID-19 vaccines
Bay Area medical experts discuss the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- COVID-19 has brought many challenges over the past year, but vaccines are bringing hope. While things are looking up, it's important to remember that the pandemic isn't over.

Medical experts emphasize the need to stay vigilant against COVID-19, urging community members to review the facts about vaccination and encourage their loved ones to do the same.

As of June 2021, 42% of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated. However, to reach herd immunity, at least 80-90% of the population should be vaccinated.

COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S. are proven to be safe and effective at preventing the virus. By receiving vaccinations, you are protecting yourself and everyone around you.

In the ABC7 News special "Moving Forward: The Vaccines," medical experts from throughout the Bay Area address your most pressing concerns regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, including vaccine hesitancy, side effects, and life after vaccination.

Hear from a wide range of recipients about their vaccination experience, increased quality of life, and return to pre-pandemic activities. Plus, discover how to keep your friends, family, and community safe by building herd immunity.

Visit here for more information.

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