Getting the COVID-19 vaccine can prevent severe illness, hospitalizations and death. With the Delta variant having arrived to Brazos County, this is more urgent than ever, especially for immunocompromised patients. We will discuss the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine for immunocompromised patients and the Delta variant.
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On December 18, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave the emergency go-ahead for a second COVID-19 vaccine—developed by Moderna—to be provided to Americans across the country. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines use the same basic technology, known as mRNA. Essentially, these vaccines teach your cells how to make protein that prompts an immune response without using the live virus that causes COVID-19. We will discuss the Pfizer vaccine vs. Moderna vaccine for COVID-19.
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