Are the COVID-19 vaccines safe and effective?
The Pfizer- BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccines are safe and effective. Millions of Americans have received COVID-19 vaccines under the most intense safety monitoring in U.S. history, which includes the use of new and established monitoring systems to ensure the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines.
How many people must get vaccinated to end the pandemic?
Between 70% and 94% of Texans must receive their COVID-19 vaccinations for the state to reach herd immunity, end the pandemic, and return to life, according to America’s leading medical experts.
When will COVID-19 vaccines be available for children under 12?
Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna launched their COVID-19 vaccine trials in March 2021 for kids as young as 6 months old. They expect to submit their findings to the FDA as soon as September 2021. Johnson & Johnson/Janssen is collecting data for ages 12 to 17, but it hasn’t announced trials for ages 2 to 11.