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There is no evidence that any vaccines affect fertility. This includes COVID-19 vaccines. 

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All vaccines train your body’s immune system to recognize and fight the virus if you are exposed.

The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines use mRNA technology. mRNA technology has been studied and developed for decades.

Yes! There is no evidence that the vaccine causes any problem with pregnancy. The risk of getting sick with COVID-19 during pregnancy can be serious. Experts recommend pregnant women get the vaccine to protect themselves and their babies.

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Vaccines rarely cause long-term side effects. Any side effects generally happen within several weeks after getting a vaccine. For this reason, the FDA required each of the three COVID-19 vaccines to be studied for at least eight weeks after the final dose. Millions of people have received COVID-19 vaccines, and they have an excellent safety record. The CDC is closely monitoring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines.

It’s understandable to worry about side effects. But it’s important to know that serious side effects from vaccines are very rare. On the other hand, COVID-19 is known to cause serious illness in many people with lasting damage and even death. The benefits of the vaccine exceed the potential risks.

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