Why shouldn’t I postpone the appointment for my second dose of the vaccine?

This article originally appeared in Spanish on the NHCOA blog.

In the United States, more than 40% of adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, however, most approved COVID-19 vaccines require two doses to provide a level of adequate protection.

Delaying a second dose of the vaccine could put people at risk for any of the new variants and “are dangerously vulnerable to infection with variants that weaken the effects of antibodies,” according to recent statements by Dr. Anthony Faucci, chief epidemiologist. of the White House.

Another dangerous point is that, when receiving the first dose, and not returning for the second, the person runs the risk of being left with a false sense of security. You may even mistakenly.... Read More