Some Florida locals are past due for their 2nd dose of the coronavirus vaccine as many face concerns about the vaccine’s prospective side effects.

The 2 COVID-19 vaccines approved in the United States each need a 2nd dosage about 3-4 weeks after the very first one to be completely effective.

The problem for numerous Florida homeowners not receiving the second dosage is not one of accessibility as Florida has actually gathered nearly 2 million vaccine dosages, according to the Center for Disease Control and Avoidance (CDC). Florida Nursing Home Residents Receive 2nd COVID-19

A health care worker with American Medical Response, Inc dealing with the Florida Department of Health in Broward is shown above administering a Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at the John Knox Town Continuing Care Retirement Community on January 6, 2021 in Pompano Beach, Florida.
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Although the specific factor why some Floridians are avoiding the 2nd dose is unclear, some hypothesize it might relate to the side results of the booster shot.

” I heard there are some elders balking at getting the 2nd shot because they’ve heard that the side results are worse with the second shot,” Todd Husty, an emergency medical service director in Seminole County, told local television station WFLA.

Husty said the service is to educate people that contracting COVID-19 is far even worse than the vaccine’s side impacts.

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