WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19 : Which vaccine should I take and what about side effects?

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “WHO’s Science in 5 on COVID-19 : Which vaccine should I take and what about side effects?” – below is their description.

Episode #35

If you have the choice of more than one vaccine and are wondering which one to take and how to assess the risk of side effects, this episode of Science in 5 with WHO’s Dr Katherine O’Brien is for you.

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