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COVID-19 is a pandemic that has affected the entire world impacting all aspects of life including travel, business, health, economy, and well being of the human race. A global effort to develop, and distribute effective vaccines is part of the fight against the pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccinations worldwide

COVID-19 vaccination doses administered per 100 people, as of 1 March 2021

As of 2 March 2021, 268.57 million COVID‑19 vaccine doses had been administered worldwide based on official reports from national health agencies collated by Our World in Data.[1]

COVID vaccine
COVID vaccine

List of available COVID 19 vaccines

In the United States, as of March 2nd, 2020, there are three COVID-19 vaccines approved using Emergency Use Authorization as noted below:

COVID-19 Vaccines Authorized for Emergency Use:

In other countries, there are many other vaccines approved including the following:

List Of COVID-19 Vaccines
Vaccine, developers/sponsors Country of origin Vaccine type
"Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (Comirnaty)
BioNTech, Pfizer" United States, Germany RNA vaccine (modRNA encapsulated in lipid nanoparticles)
"Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine
Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology" Russia Adenovirus vector vaccine (recombinant adenovirus type 5 and 26 vector)
"Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine (Covishield)
University of Oxford, AstraZeneca, CEPI" United Kingdom Adenovirus vector vaccine (modified chimpanzee adenovirus vector, ChAdOx1)
"BBIBP-CorV
Sinopharm: Beijing Institute of Biological Products, Wuhan Institute of Biological Products" China Inactivated SARS‑CoV‑2 vaccine (vero cells)
CoronaVac
Sinovac China Inactivated SARS‑CoV‑2 vaccine
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Moderna, NIAID, BARDA, CEPI" United States RNA vaccine (modRNA encapsulated in lipid nanoparticles)
"Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine
Janssen Pharmaceutica (Johnson & Johnson), BIDMC" United States, Netherlands Adenovirus vector vaccine (adenovirus serotype 26)
"Ad5-nCoV (Convidicea)
CanSino Biologics, Beijing Institute of Biotechnology of the Academy of Military Medical Sciences" China Adenovirus vector vaccine (recombinant adenovirus type 5 vector)
"EpiVacCorona
Vector Institute" Russia Peptide vaccine
"BBV152 (Covaxin) (India)
Bharat Biotech, Indian Council of Medical Research" India Inactivated SARS‑CoV‑2 vaccine
"CoviVac
The Chumakov Centre at the Russian Academy of Sciences" Russia Inactivated SARS‑CoV‑2 vaccine

There are many others in the various phases of clinical trials.

Sources and resources

Who should get the vaccine?

FDA authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 16 years of age and older, and the Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 vaccines for individuals 18 years of age and older.

COVID-19 vaccination
COVID-19 vaccination

Side effects

The common side effects may include:

COVID-19 vaccination in Maipú, Chile
COVID-19 vaccination in Maipú, Chile

Contra-indications

  • Had a severe allergic reaction to any ingredient in the vaccine - check the ingredients from the manufacturers)
  • Had a severe reaction after a previous dose of the vaccine
  • You should talk with your healthcare provider before getting vaccinated if you:
    • Are sick, not feeling well, or have a fever
  • Think you may have had a serious reaction to a vaccine in the past
  • Have Allergies
  • Have a bleeding disorder or are on a blood thinner
  • Are immunocompromised or are taking medicine that affects your immune system
  • Are planning to become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding Have received another COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine center near you

We are building a global lists of COVID 19 vaccination centers and need your help in updating this list.

According to the CDC, COVID-19 vaccines have been tested in clinical trials to determine that they are highly effective in stimulating our bodies to develop immunity and protect us from the disease.  Therefore, COVID-19 vaccines are a critical tool in stopping the pandemic, resuming normal life, and protecting ourselves and others from this disease.

COVID-19 vaccination center, fair grounds Cologne
COVID-19 vaccination center, fair grounds Cologne

By continent

COVID vaccination sites in the United States

The COVID 19 vaccination programs in the United States are administered mostly by the respective states, counties, and or regions and not by a unified federal response, unlike in many other countries such as the United Kingdom. In an effort to serve the underserved areas, the CDC and the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) set up the Health Center COVID 19 Vaccine Program.

COVID vaccine center near you (external links)

vaccinefinder.org is a website that lists and allows for you to search a COVID 19 vaccination center near you.

Other COVID vaccine finder resources

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