Which Vaccine is Right For Me?
Respiratory Infectious Disease Epidemiology
The Top Vaccine Candidates
|Pfizer/BioNTech||mRNA||2||-70 °C ||90+%|
|Moderna||mRNA||2||-20 °C ||90+%|
|AstraZeneca/Oxford||Adenovector||2||4-8°C ||60-90% |
(varies by dosage)
|Johnson&Johnson||Adenovector||1||-20°C ||66% |
(85+% against severe COVID)
Local and health departments oversee vaccine distribution. There are limited of each vaccine available, so its unlikely that you will get to choose which one you get. All of the vaccines in use right now in the US and abroad are very effective against preventing the worst outcomes from COVID-19. They have all been proven safe in clinical trials. If you have specific questions about the vaccines, ask your doctor.