COVID-19 Vaccines

person getting a vaccination
Everyone 12 years of age and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination. Get a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as you can. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic.

Vaccine Basics

The basics of vaccines, address vaccine myths and overcome vaccine hesitancy as states reopen discussed by Louis Mansky, director of the Institute for Molecular Virology and a professor in the School of Dentistry, is an expert in human virology, virus particle assembly and transmission; antiviral drug target identification; and AIDS research.

What is the vaccine formulas — traditional versus mRNA. Can you give us the basics of what these vaccines are?


From microchips to unsafe chemicals (e.g., SM-102), this year has been abound with myths about vaccines. What do people need to know about the vaccine process and about how to identify myths? Video credit to the University of Minnesota.



People are still hesitant to receive the vaccine or have institutional barriers. What would the “new normal” look like if more of our population is not vaccinated? Video credit to the University of Minnesota.

Vaccine Q&A

Why Should I Be Confident in Receiving a COVID Vaccination?

 

What are Viral Vector Vaccines?

 

What are mRNA Vaccines?