Fact-checking COVID vaccine myths and fears

An Orange County paramedic administers the coronavirus vaccine to patients at the Disneyland Resort vaccination site, January 13, 2021. Photo by Laura Kondourajian/KCRW

Five new mass vaccination sites are opening today in LA County, and Angelenos ages 65 and up can start getting vaccinated this Thursday. But was the vaccine developed too quickly to be safe? Should pregnant women get it? Does 95% efficacy still leave a 5% window open for infection? KCRW poses these questions and more to Rita Shane, Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in LA.