Types of COVID-19 Vaccines Topic Guide

Types of COVID-19 Vaccines Types of COVID-19 Vaccines: There is currently no FDA-approved vaccine to prevent COVID-19, but one is authorized for use under an emergency designation. Pfizer-BioNTech created one in distribution Dec. 2020. As of December 12, 2020, The New York Times Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker listed 58 vaccines in clinical trials on humans, with 15 having reached the final stages of testing. At least 85 preclinical vaccines are under active investigation in animals. Possible rare side effects may include allergic reactions and a facial nerve problem called Bell's palsy, but the connection with the vaccine wasn't clear as of late 2020.

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