Carolina Trujillo receives her COVID-19 vaccination.
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Trujillo: Why I took my shot

I don’t know if you, after all the devastation and the massive vaccination-campaign efforts to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, are still doubting whether you should get vaccinated. Because I also work in public health, I had the opportunity to get vaccinated and without hesitation I did.

The COVID-19 vaccination has been made possible by a gigantic scientific effort to develop several vaccines in record time. Now, we must continue this campaign with the global distribution and application of hundreds of millions of doses.

However, doubts have been raised by some who say they are concerned with the long-term safety of the vaccine. And because of this, you may read on social and even mainstream media that this vaccine requires extended…

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