This graphic outlines the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s process to ensure that vaccines are tested thoroughly before being offered to the public.
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- How can you be sure a #COVID19 vaccine will be safe? The @US_FDA thoroughly tests vaccines before they are offered to the public. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/conversations/ensuring-safe-vaccines.html [attach image]
- Curious about #COVID19 vaccine safety? This graphic explains the @US_FDA review process for all new vaccines. https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/conversations/ensuring-safe-vaccines.html [attach image]
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The FDA has shared this video to explain the process of approving vaccines for emergency use. After a vaccine is approved, the FDA continues to monitor it and record adverse effects.