Explanation: No vaccine can receive Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) unless clinical trials demonstrate that it is safe and can prevent the disease in vaccinated individuals. Data from Phase 3 trials and continued monitoring of vaccinated individuals show that the COVID-19 vaccines approved by the FDA have a high level of efficacy and are generally safe. This evidence indicates that the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccines in preventing the disease largely outweigh potential risks, such as allergic reactions in a small number of people who have previous histories of allergies.Read the Full Article (Science Feedback)
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