Omaha Medical doctors Debunk COVID-19 Vaccination Fears

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – As vaccination spreads across the country, misinformation about the vaccines is also emerging.

It’s hard to miss her flipping through social media, wild claims about the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine.

“Please don’t choose not to get this vaccination simply because of something you saw on Facebook or Twitter,” said Dr. Kevin Reichmuth, pulmonologist at Bryan Health, during Monday’s update on the COVID-19 response in Nebraska.

Dr. David Brett-Major, a professor at the UNMC’s College of Public Health, said, “Sometimes increase the fear of observation.”

In our scrolling, 6 news found that the fears and rumors usually circulate around a few topics: microchips, DNA changes, vaccination risk versus COVID risk, and infertility.

When it comes to microchips, which some refer to as GPS trackers, Brett-Major said that technology just doesn’t exist.

“As a parent of teenagers, I’m very curious to see whether that is actually possible or not. In reality, my children are far more competent than me. Maybe it wouldn’t be necessary. “

Since the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are the first of their kind – they use MRNA – the professor thinks it’s great that people are questioning this and want to learn more, but that people know that DNA doesn’t changed. He explains it this way: Imagine placing an order for food at a kiosk; The order is your DNA. The receipt you bring to the cash register is your MRNA.

“The DNA then does not go back into the basic code. It just doesn’t work that way. It’s just the receipt you bring to the register, ”he said.

Dr. Brett-Major thinks it’s important that people do their own risk assessment when it comes to vaccines against the virus. Aside from a handful of unexpected reactions – mostly allergy-related – the side effects of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines include things like a low-grade fever or arm discomfort that you have developed.

“For those people who actually become symptomatic with COVID-19, the disease is much worse than what I just described,” said Brett-Major.

While all of these fears or rumors are there, he said that it is infertility myths that are most prevalent.

“If there were any adverse events that were seen in pregnancies, they actually belonged to the placebo group and not to people who had received the vaccine,” said Dr. Board major.

When it comes to everything you see related to the vaccines, whether on social media or not, Dr. Brett Major that it is important to research the subject itself and the source from which it came.

Dr. Brett-Major went into the number of vaccines and assured them that it was a good thing. If one patient is allergic to one, another may function better.

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