The COVID-19 vaccine is the key to getting out of the pandemic, but experts worry that false information and rumors will keep people from getting the shot.
We spoke with experts in the field to help us dispel the myths and provide the most up-to-date information.
Dr. Priya Soni with Cedars-Sinai and Dr. Kenneth Kim Ark Clinical Research discussed various misconceptions that have surfaced when it comes to the vaccine.
One of the myths they discredited: I've already had COVID-19, so I don't need the vaccine.
"If you already had COVID, your body has probably developed an immune response. I would recommend getting the vaccine... because your immunity will probably wane," Dr. Kim said. "We don't know when that would be, we don't know whether we're going to need to be using the COVID vaccine on an annual basis as a booster. These are all questions we're going to have to actually determine with clinical trials."
Dr. Soni and Kim also discussed the following rumors:
If you have any more questions about the vaccine because of your current health status, doctors say it's a good idea to have a discussion with your healthcare provider.
Watch the above video for the full breakdown on vaccine myths.