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95% of COVID Patients Have This in Common, Says Doctor

ETNT Health Logo By Nicholas Johnson, MD, FACEP, FCCM of ETNT Health | Slide 2 of 7: While I'm grateful to see news of the FDA's recent full approval of one of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, the science has been clear in my mind for quite some time. mRNA vaccines, first developed over nearly 50 years, are nothing short of a miracle of science designed for situations just like a respiratory virus pandemic. The vaccines are the most effective tool we have to prevent severe illness and hospitalization and protect our precious health care resources. Some of my colleagues just published a study showing exactly this.Of course, every medical treatment has risks and potential side effects, but we've witnessed the world's largest vaccine trial, with more than 200 million people in the U.S. receiving at least one dose. Doctors can confidently say that vaccine side effects are rare and generally mild, and rumors about vaccines altering DNA or causing infertility are completely unfounded, with no scientific basis.RELATED: I'm a Virus Expert and Beg You Don't Go Here Now

1. The Vaccines are the Most Effective Tool We Have

While I'm grateful to see news of the FDA's recent full approval of one of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines, the science has been clear in my mind for quite some time. mRNA vaccines, first developed over nearly 50 years, are nothing short of a miracle of science designed for situations just like a respiratory virus pandemic. The vaccines are the most effective tool we have to prevent severe illness and hospitalization and protect our precious health care resources. Some of my colleagues just published a study showing exactly this.

Of course, every medical treatment has risks and potential side effects, but we've witnessed the world's largest vaccine trial, with more than 200 million people in the U.S. receiving at least one dose. Doctors can confidently say that vaccine side effects are rare and generally mild, and rumors about vaccines altering DNA or causing infertility are completely unfounded, with no scientific basis.

RELATED: I'm a Virus Expert and Beg You Don't Go Here Now

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