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Covid-19 Vaccinations - Busting those Myths

COVID-19 vaccines: can they affect my fertility?

Dr. Gayatri Amirthalingam is a consultant in the National Immunisation team at Public Health England.

 In this video she explains that there are no concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines affecting present or future fertility providing important reassurance. 


 

If I have allergies is it still safe to have the COVID-19 vaccine?

Dr. Gayatri Amirthalingam is a consultant in the National Immunisation team at Public Health England.

In this video she explains that only people with severe allergies cannot have the COVID-19 Pfizer BioNtech vaccine.   


 

COVID-19 vaccine guide for women of childbearing age or are planning a pregnancy

Dr. Gayatri Amirthalingam is a consultant in the National Immunisation team at Public Health England.

 In this video she explains that there are no concerns about the COVID-19 vaccines affecting present or future fertility providing important reassurance. 

 

COVID-19 vaccination: if you have an underlying health condition or are immunosuppressed

Dr. Gayatri Amirthalingam is a consultant in the National Immunisation team at Public Health England.  In this video she explains that there are very few people who cannot safely have this vaccine because it is not a live vaccine, so people with underlying health conditions should still be vaccinated. It is important that they also continue to follow all the guidance about shielding, washing hands and social distancing. If you have an underlying health condition or are immunosuppressed, please discuss having this vaccine when you are invited, with your GP or health provider. 

 Page updated 23/2/2021