Myths and misconceptions about the COVID-19 vaccines may be impacting the decisions you make about whether to get vaccinated – or what to do once you’ve gotten the vaccine.
To help separate fact from fiction, we asked our medical experts to weigh in on several common myths and misconceptions surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines.
1. Myth: You shouldn’t get a COVID-19 vaccine if you’re currently receiving cancer treatment.
Last updated Aug. 11, 2020
Cancer patients are uniquely vulnerable to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, because their immune systems...
Want to help a friend or loved one facing cancer during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but not sure how?
“Cancer patients are uniquely vulnerable to the coronavirus, so it’s critical to practice social distancing to help protect them from COVID-19,” says Roy Chemaly, M.D., our infectious diseases and infection control specialist.
At the same time, it’s important to understand that for many cancer patients, social...