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COVID-19 Vaccines

Summary

COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is an illness caused by a virus. This virus is a new coronavirus that has spread throughout the world. In the United States, there are several authorized and recommended vaccines to prevent COVID-19. These vaccines are being used under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These FDA decisions mean that the vaccines met the FDA's scientific standards for safety, effectiveness, and manufacturing quality needed to support EUA.

This page includes details about the vaccines and the vaccination program, including where you can find a vaccine. You can also find information about other COVID-19 vaccines that are still in progress. This includes details on how to volunteer for a vaccine clinical trial.

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