Myth 1: Ivermectin as a Home Remedy
There’s a lot of information going around about COVID-19. So how do you know what’s true and what’s not? We investigate some of the most common COVID myths and ask our expert, Emergency Medicine Physician Dr. Brad Greenberg, to weigh in.
Myth 2: The Vaccine is not Effective Against the Delta Variant
It’s true that when fully vaccinated you can still contract COVID-19, especially with the delta variant. The important thing is you still have protection against severe COVID which includes hospitalization and death. If you do find yourself ill and you are fully vaccinated you could have COVID. And if you do have COVID you could very well transmit it to others, or those that are not eligible for vaccines.
Myth 3: The Vaccine Just Isn't Safe
The three FDA approved COVID-19 vaccinations are some of the best studied medicines in the history of medication. In a very short time frame these medications went through the rigorous structure of FDA approval the number of doses of vaccines administered in the U.S. is 342 million.
Myth 4: Pregnancy Doesn't Put You at High Risk for COVID-19
Myth 5: The Vaccine Will Affect Your Fertility
Myth 6: You Can't Get More Than One Vaccine at a Time
Myth 7: I've Gotten COVID So I Can't Get It Again
Myth 8: Safe Practices Don't Really Work